McKinsey on Finance, Number 62
Spring 2017

McKinsey on Finance, Number 62

Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy

Articles in this issue


The artful synergist, or how to get more value from mergers and acquisitions

– Keeping your deal team small ensures confidentiality, but pinpointing synergies requires bringing more people on board. Here’s how to strike the right balance.

M&A 2016: Deal makers catch their breath

– In a year marked by smaller acquisitions and higher prices, cash deals came out on top.

The finer points of linking resource allocation to value creation

– According to new survey results, exploring the more subjective side of investment decision making yields five elements that correlate closely with outperformance.

Taking conservation finance to scale

– Environmental projects are woefully underfunded. Improving their risk-return profiles and structuring larger investment products could unlock private capital to narrow the gap.

When sustainability becomes a factor in valuation

– Sustainability efforts are material to investors only to the extent they affect cash flows. What matters depends on the industry.

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