Why do some large technology companies prosper while others suffer stagnant growth? The answer lies in a specific approach to value creation. Market makers are large tech companies that stand apart from the crowd by creating markets where none existed before. To forge their own profitable paths, they rely on a combination of shrewd deals, purposeful research and development, and a culture that tolerates risk taking and failure.
Over the past few years, changes in workforce trends and practices have accelerated significantly – more so than any time in recent memory. We’re in for a dramatic shift, driven in part by three underlying forces poised to change the future of workforces and consequently how M&A deals are evaluated in the years ahead. It is more important than ever that dealmakers have a rigorous workforce plan focused on the value of people. PwC’s Carrie Duarte discusses in the New York Times.
Reform of the US tax code has generated a lot of speculation, a plethora of novel calculations, all sorts of assumptions, and no small measure of confusion. Deals are an area that may be especially challenging, given the enormous complexity of the legislation. For technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) businesses, deal making in this new context is creating distinct opportunities and challenges for both buyers and sellers. Do you have a plan?
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