This week’s Capital Agenda Blog comes from Susanne Vanner and Zoe Edler It’s becoming harder for Private Equity to extract value in the current economic and competitive climate. Value creation by necessity has become more sophisticated, with an increasing focus on innovative and holistic approaches that address the need to grow brands, accelerate organic growth … More How can intelligent automation be a value differentiator for private equity?
This week’s blog comes from Julie Hood, Global Deputy Vice Chair of Transaction Advisory Services at EY. We’re all wrestling with how to future-proof our businesses. Digitisation and convergence have created bigger sector ecosystems with nimbler predators. The risk of being blindsided by a new technology or start-up has never been greater. Corporate longevity has … More Is your M&A strategy too safe?
Looking ahead to 2018, what role will M&A has to play in both grasping the opportunities this change creates, and managing the risks presented by technology led disruption? … More Technology-driven disruption is changing the role of M&A
A strong 2017 bodes well for M&A activity in 2018, but deals will depend on more than the numbers … More More than just the numbers
Private equity firms are on track to raise record funds. Big deals are on the cards and debt markets are open to fund them. … More Private equity: comeback or comedown?
In the search for growth, what’s the most important question on business leaders’ minds? Our survey says: “how can I future proof my business?” It’s a central issue for companies and one that we think is changing the way they are thinking about deals. Companies are still buying for reach and scale; but increasingly they’re looking to buy skills, … More Adding capabilities