By Dr. Jens Kengelbach & Dr. Georg Keienburg & Mr. Timo Schmid
This report explores the success of 'portfolio masters'—companies that consistently reshape their corporate portfolios, using both acquisitions and divestitures as an essential component of their strategy.
By Mr. Martin Reeves & Mr. Axel Reinaud & Mr. Johann Harnoss & Ms. Rachel Bergman
To set out on a path of sustained success, organizations need a different approach to postmerger strategy: postmerger rejuvenation. This article discusses postmerger rejuvenation, using Disney’s acquisition of Pixar as an illustration of a successful rejuvenation.
By Mr. Michael Brigl & Prof. Bernhard Schwetzler & Mr. Benjamin Hammer & Mr. Heiko Hinrichs
This article discusses how buy-and-build deals, in which private equity firms introduce operational improvements to their portfolio companies through add-on acquisitions, are now the PE value creation strategy of choice.