CFO Agenda Issue 4: Achieving deal value

How do you use a cross-functional approach to achieve deal value? CFOs are increasingly looked to in order to ensure that these deals deliver the value the market expects – and quickly.

Today’s CFO commonly takes on a far more strategic role than in the past — acting as an important advisor to both the CEO and the board and offering a clear-eyed assessment of the financial and value implications behind business decisions.

While the objectives behind acquisitions can differ widely, there are always underlying critical financial elements. So who better to sponsor the wide range of activities needed to execute an integration or divestiture and ensure it achieves its expected value?