Fast and Easy G&A Cuts Won’t Cut It in the Next Downturn
Following the last recession, functional leaders learned the hard way that it can take years to recover from deep cost reductions.
KKR, Bain Set Up Severance Fund For Toys ‘R’ Us Workers
Two hedge funds have declined to participate in the compensation of the former retailers' U.S. workers.
Don’t Forget About Existing Technologies
While artificial intelligence is commanding great attention, finance departments should aim to maximize their use of earlier technologies.
KKR to Buy BMC Software
"Companies that help simplify and manage essential infrastructure for their enterprise customers play an increasingly important role," said a KKR executive.
Capital Gets a Reset
Among a number of capital-raising experiments, some companies are seeking investors for specific projects.
M&A Opportunities Abound — If Companies Lower Their Bar
While there are reasons why M&A activity is low this year, high hurdle rates cause companies to bypass potentially valuable deals.