In their search for corporate growth, executives often struggle with finding, completing and incorporating appropriate acquisitions. Gerry Hansell, Decker Walker and Jens Kengelbach of the Boston Consulting Group say these leaders should take a page from “successful serial acquirers,” those businesses that consistently overcome the odds to win at M&A. getAbstract suggests this brief but astute look at effective acquisitions to CEOs and senior executives.
In this summary, you will learn
- What obstacles companies face in making effective acquisitions,
- What distinguishes “successful serial acquirers” and
- What firms can do to better their chances of conducting productive acquisitions.
About the Authors
Gerry Hansell, Decker Walker, and Jens Kengelbach work for the Boston Consulting Group.