The Balanced Scorecard Approach to Capital Investment
The key to effective capital allocation is using an objective framework to drive the analysis, prioritization, and execution.
Capital Allocation: How to Emerge From the Pandemic In a Stronger Position
CFOs have to balance unforeseen COVID-driven capital issues with the need for investment that drives long-term value creation.
Softbank’s Investment in WeWork: No Problem
The Japanese conglomerate's investment in a company whose CEO's business dealings are under fire won't derail its continuing success: Opinion.
The Simple Secret Behind Why Acquisitions Fail
Acquisitions are a zero-sum game: both buyer and seller need to feel they are getting a good deal. Unfortunately, buyers usually pay too much.
Are Your Capital Allocations Strategic?
Your company’s strategy isn’t static, so your capital allocations shouldn’t be either.
Backed by Finance Operations, Avnet Turns the Page
The big semiconductor distributor charts a broad new strategic path and employs key financial strategies to overcome challenging times.
Pie in the Face for New Papa John’s CFO
The incoming finance chief has an "impossible" problem in funding needed capex on top of a huge share buyback and dividend hike, analyst firm says.
GSK Buys Novartis out of Joint Venture for $13B
The acquisition of Novartis' stake will give GSK full control over the revenues from such products as Sensodyne toothpaste and the Excedrin pain reliever.
Tax Reform’s Success Hangs On Capex, Expert Says
If the U.S. Tax Cuts and Job Act doesn’t push companies to invest more in capex, a “stagflation scenario” could ensue.
Do We Remember How to Grow?
What does your capital deployment strategy say about your growth expectations?
How to Tell Good Buybacks from Bad Ones
Buyback ROI, a tool first introduced on CFO.com, can be used by executives and investors to determine when buybacks are more likely to be successful.