Managing Director & Senior Partner, Global Head of M&A
BCG’s Transaction Center matches our deep expertise in a multitude of industries with our comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of M&A activity.
We have more than 300 professionals who support business leaders of organizations that are initiating mergers or acquisitions, exiting noncore businesses, seeking new alliances, or launching IPOs.
These professionals of BCG’s Transaction Center collaborate closely with your own experts to help you navigate the journey we undertake together. They also speak the language of investors, investment banks, and lawyers.
Done right, due diligence helps acquirers quantify and minimize risk and gives them confidence that they can create sustainable value through the acquisition.
Nearly half of all divestitures fail to deliver value. Success starts with a business plan that can be invested in, an equity story that can be defended, and investor education.
BCG’s structured and proven approach covers 3 steps: identifying the potential segment, developing a list of targets, and prioritizing targets in a way that fits your company’s needs.
It takes time to build a compelling strategy and prepare an organization to exist independently. The process should begin well before a change is announced.
BCG helps sellers consider parent company’s situation, the attributes and prospects of the asset and the current state of the market and the potential for better owners in that market.
Key steps in successful carve-outs include careful preparation, a detailed road map for the carve-out, and clearly delineated implementation and execution.
These approaches allow one organization to tap into another’s expertise, infrastructure, or customer base without shouldering all of the risk or committing all of the resources.