Make or Buy? Organic growth or M&A?

Posted on March 10, 2017
Danielle Mosimann
A tale of two value creation opportunities  On the 29th December 2016 and again the 7th February 2017 the Financial Times wrote about an M&A boom. “The M&A boom will carry on…Many companies face poor organic growth prospects, forcing them to consider buying rivals or expanding in new territories…”
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