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The Growth-Value Paradox

Every company wants to grow, with good reason. Over the long term, revenue growth is the largest source of TSR for top value creators. This makes sense. Without growth, a company’s ability to improve margins, expand its valuation multiple, or increase free cash flow yields to investors inevitably reaches a point of diminishing returns.

The Global Value Creators Rankings 2017

BCG's corporate development team has been tracking value creation patterns globally since 1999—across industries, across geographies, and with a focus on larger-cap companies. In the 2017 rankings, BCG analyzes 2,400 companies across 32 different industries.

Do You Know Your Value Pattern?

A value pattern helps identify the best ways to create value. Here are four steps to understanding value patterns and what they mean for your organization.

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Corporate Development & Finance in Australia & New Zealand

Four Best Practices for Strategic Planning

Now more than ever, companies need to devote time to strategy. But far too many strategic-planning processes fall short. It doesn’t have to be that way.

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The 2015 Australian Value Creators Report

The strongest companies in Australia created superior value despite a subdued market. Regardless of their size or sector, these companies delivered growth in revenues and profit margins.

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Think Like an Activist

Activist investors can pressure companies to make disruptive and risky changes. Take a preemptive strike against them by following these five steps.

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Germany’s ESUG Has Simplified Corporate Restructuring

Five years after Germany established its insolvency law to facilitate earlier and simplified corporate restructuring, BCG’s latest annual analysis shows that the law has achieved many—but not all—of its stated goals.

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The CFO’s Mandate

Rich Veldran, CFO of Dun & Bradstreet, explains the CFO’s role as a champion for shareholder value.

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Free Trade in a Populist World: An Interview with Former UK Foreign Secretary, William, Baron Hague of Richmond

William, Baron Hague of Richmond, former UK foreign secretary under David Cameron, shares in a conversation with BCG’s Alexander Roos his perspective on the effect of the current economic, technological, and cultural upheaval on Europe.

The Race for Real Cybersecurity: An Interview with Theresa Payton

The threats to organizational cybersecurity change every day and move all over the globe, so strategic investments are needed to keep a company safe, warns Theresa Payton, former White House Chief Information Officer under US President George Bush.

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