Strategies for managing a successful divestiture - Corporate development roundtable insights

February 2012
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Strategies for managing a successful divestiture - Corporate development roundtable insights

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The recent trend toward separation or break-up of businesses, with a view to unlocking value or focusing on higher growth opportunities, has brought divestiture strategy and execution back into focus. An interactive roundtable of corporate business development executives discussed themes on divestitures such as: the basis for divestment decisions; structures; buyers; planning and preparation; speed vs control and key housekeeping matters to consider. A consensus was reached on the top considerations for successful divestitures.

The recent trend toward separation or break-up of businesses, with a view to unlocking value or focusing on higher growth opportunities, has brought divestiture strategy and execution back into focus. An interactive roundtable of corporate business development executives discussed themes on divestitures such as: the basis for divestment decisions; structures; buyers; planning and preparation; speed vs control and key housekeeping matters to consider. A consensus was reached on the top considerations for successful divestitures.