Pivots: Big and Small

Pivots happen – they can be big or small, planned or opportunistic.  Pivots can occur in product offerings, geographical reach, company composition or capital position.   Sometimes businesses can plan in advance; at times an opportunity arises that...

Time for a Business Model Rethink

Practically nothing is untouched by the pandemic. Significant resets are occurring in every sphere of life: hospitality, work and leisure, travel and holidays, and business and entertainment. Decision-making that used to take weeks and months is now happening in days....

M&A in a Downturn

As companies assess the impact of COVID on their businesses, plans to acquire and/or divest are being examined anew.  Synergies and valuations are changing, with some deals being accelerated and others deferred.  Of course, the fundamentals of assessing a...

Financial Planning in the Unknown

Predicting the future is never easy, yet planning ahead is a key function for CFOs.  From forecasting next year’s revenue to estimating expenses and allocating resources, CFOs work alongside business units to develop the financial underpinning to set a solid...