Mckinsey on Finance

McKinsey on Finance, Number 63

Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy

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The benefits of thinking like an activist investor

– Whether or not your company is in the crosshairs of activists, assembling a team to take a good, hard look at your performance can deliver benefits.

Making sense of Chinese outbound M&A

– Misperceptions of Chinese deal making can undermine otherwise good deals. Here’s a closer look behind persistent myths.
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A case study in combating bias

– Following several disappointing investments, the German electric utility RWE overhauled its decision-making processes. Learn how from the CFO who spearheaded the effort.

The real story behind US companies’ offshore cash reserves

– The healthiest thing to do is bring the cash home. But the details of who holds it and what would happen to it should shape the repatriation debate.

Stress testing for nonfinancial companies

РAssessing a company’s vulnerability to risk makes otherwise theoretical discussions of strategy more real.

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