McKinsey on Finance, Number 60
Autumn 2016

McKinsey on Finance, Number 60

Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy

Articles in this issue


Building the right organization for mergers and acquisitions

– Support for deal making should be organization-wide.

Strategic portfolio management: Divesting with a purpose

– Tying portfolio decisions to a company’s distinctive capabilities can help identify which businesses to divest.

What private-equity strategy planners can teach public companies

– Successful PE firms model practices that would benefit any multibusiness enterprise—as well as some that break the public-company mold.

How we did it: Implementing a private-equity strategic vision

– A private-equity veteran describes his approach to strategy.

Improving the investment patterns of cyclical companies

– Companies that invest smartly when times are bad typically outperform peers.

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