Why do M&A deals succeed or fail? Typically the difference can come down to a disconnect between deal valuation, the actual operational performance of the asset and the plan to realise incremental value post-deal. This means that data sits at the very heart of a successful transaction.
Data analytics and technology are helping companies make more informed decisions throughout the lifecycle of a deal.
This article, The science of the deal, looks at the need for companies to apply more science to the art of M&A and have evidence to understand where and how to improve performance and deliver value on a deal they are contemplating. It covers:
Data is the new competitive advantage when it comes to transactions. Number crunching has never been more important.