Corporate Development & Finance

Corporate Development & Finance


Corporate Development & Finance

CD Podcast Series 2014 M&A Report Innovation & Growth Divestiture Private Equity Mergers Acquisitions Risk Management

Managing for TSR

Mergers & Acquisitions

November 2016
When it comes to synergies, value-creating acquirers do three specific things differently. We set straight the role of synergies in M&A value creation.

Value Creators 

October 2016
In this age of exponential growth and technology disruption, TMT companies can control their own destiny by actively managing their businesses for value creation.


November 2016
The only certainty is uncertainty. To make sure your M&A strategy is Brexit-ready, consider the likely impacts not only on your business but also on your industry.
October 2016
The looming changes give an opening to PE firms, but only if they’re adept at value-added transformation. Some UK sectors are especially attractive.


February 2016
By leveraging activists’ own moves, tech executives will do more than shield themselves from attack. They will focus on what counts: creating value.

Corporate Boards

August 2016
An actively engaged board is able to identify and act upon weak signals that could indicate a need for change. Its composition and operations reflect the evolving needs of the business.
June 2016
A BCG study of Nordic companies, which rank among the world’s top value creators, offers insights into how companies in all regions can promote long-term success.

Emerging Markets

February 2016
Many MNCs need to undertake a fundamental transformation in emerging markets. By starting with one local operation, they can develop a robust methodology for subsequent rollouts.
November 2015
Despite Brazil’s economic hardships, opportunities to create value for shareholders can be found. But companies accustomed to easy growth will need to fundamentally recalibrate their approach.
October 2015
Notions of a binary world, divided into wealthy “advanced” economies and fast-growing “emerging” economies, are outdated. Companies need a new approach to setting global strategies.
September 2015
The most entrepreneurial companies in emerging Asia are finding creative ways to navigate talent, infrastructure, and regulatory bottlenecks—and are seizing the greatest growth opportunities.
Value Patterns
September 2013
Three winners in the 2013 Value Creators rankings show how business leaders can use value patterns to unlock new sources of value.
June 2012
To understand how value patterns work, consider the story of the one we call high-value brands.
April 2012
A CEO who develops an explicit corporate investment thesis—as professional investors do—can create a coherent process for managing a company’s strategic choices.