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Finance at the forefront of M&A Logo cgma

  David A. J. Axson |   Free |   Sep 2021 |   FM magazine

Finance’s role in mergers and acquisitions is expanding, thanks to the function’s increased input into strategy and the rising influence of data and analytics.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Management reporting & analysis: Performance management, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Technical: Corporate finance & treasury management: Mergers & acquisitions, Advanced

3 Comments/Reflections

Xia Wang

Xia Wang Jun 2023

It is true that M&A has increasingly critical to company value optimization, in the past few years even though the pandemic, my company has completed three M&As, which has upgrade company's portfolio significantly, during those M&A process, finance team has played an important role on the M&A decision making and intgeration.
Marian Lakshika Fernando

Marian Lakshika Fernando May 2023

This article provides information on 5 key stages of M & A. It is a valuable article on M & A explaining the areas to focus on.
Jinsun Kim

Jinsun Kim Nov 2022

This article tells us how the finance team and CFO play an instrumental role in spearheading M&A process and setting the tone of this integration job that is critical to the success of the deal. Another thing that helped me in terms of having my head around for the meetings was to illustrate the 5 major stages of M&A: target identification, deal structuring, day one operation, synergy realisation, and value creation when I myself was new to this.