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J. Neely

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Deals That Win

Twelve years of data shows that mergers and acquisitions that apply or enhance capabilities produce superior returns.
July 14, 2015  - by J. Neely, John Jullens, and Joerg Krings

Let’s Megadeal

Seven strategies for managing the unique challenges of large technology acquisitions.
May 15, 2015  - by Rob Fisher, Gregg Nahass, and J. Neely

The Big Bite of Small Brands

Upstarts are gaining market share across consumer packaged goods categories. Here’s how incumbents can respond.
August 27, 2013  - by Elisabeth Hartley, Steffen Lauster, and J. Neely

The Capabilities Premium in M&A

A new study of inorganic growth shows that deals made to enhance or leverage the things that companies do well consistently outperform others.
February 22, 2012  - by Gerald Adolph, Cesare Mainardi, and J. Neely

M&A in the New CPG Strategy

For consumer products companies seeking acquisition targets, the game-changing deals are those that bring more coherence.
June 6, 2011  - by J. Neely, Paul Leinwand, and Amit Misra

The Next Winning Move in Private Equity

To outperform their rivals, private equity firms will need to enhance their ability to spur organic growth in the companies they own. (And public companies will need to follow.)
May 24, 2011  - by Ken Favaro and J. Neely

The Core’s Competence

The case for recentralization in consumer products companies.
March 1, 2005  - by Steffen Lauster and J. Neely