Richard Sharman discusses how COVID-19 has accelerated the need for companies to rethink their portfolios.
“Shareholder value is maximised with active portfolio management, ensuring that the right resources are put in the right areas. This includes a clear, focussed strategy to identify businesses which do not fit.”
In our latest video on the new reality, Richard Sharman, Partner, Transaction Services, discusses how COVID-19 has accelerated the need for companies to rethink their strategic priorities and as a result identify non-core assets which they do not see being part of their business in the longer term.
Businesses of all sizes, across all sectors, are looking closely at their business models and balance sheet strength – to ensure they maintain liquidity and remain resilient through this crisis. Divestments are an important lever companies are frequently using as part of their capital allocation frameworks as they look for sources of liquidity and opportunity.
Here are seven top tips for boards and management teams when assessing portfolios and embarking on divestment projects:
Find further information on diversture, from developing an exit strategy to enhancing the value of your retained business, on our dedicated page.
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