McKinsey on Finance Number 64

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Should assessing financial similarity be part of your corporate portfolio strategy?

– Businesses with different financial profiles can tax managers and put performance at risk. When divesting isn’t an option, here’s how to manage the conflicts.
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The six types of successful acquisitions

– Companies advance myriad strategies for creating value with acquisitions—but only a handful are likely to do so.
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Making M&A deal synergies count

– When investors understand where deal value comes from, they tend to reward companies up front.
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Focusing your M&A team on revenue growth

– Revenue synergies can make a good deal even better.
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In search of a better stretch target

– Aggressive goals can dramatically improve a company’s performance. But unachievable goals can do more harm than good. Here’s how to stretch without breaking.

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