McKinsey on Finance Number 59
Summer 2016

McKinsey on Finance, Number 59

Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy

Articles in this issue


Bracing for a new era of lower investment returns

– The conditions that led to three decades of exceptional returns have either weakened or reversed. A wide range of stakeholders will need to adjust their expectations.

Mergers in the oil patch: Lessons from past downturns

– Past collapses in oil prices have prompted a deluge of deals. As activity looks set to pick up again, companies that acquire in order to cut costs are likely to be the most successful.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

How a tech unicorn creates value

– Delivery Hero CEO Niklas Östberg describes how his company disrupts the way we eat.

‘We’ve realized a ten-year strategy goal in one year’

– Gerard Paulides, who led Shell’s $66 billion acquisition of BG, describes the thinking, the process, and the intensity behind the deal.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The ‘tech bubble’ puzzle

– Public and private capital markets seem to value technology companies differently. Here’s why.

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