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.
Why SMB CFOs Should Care About Transfer Pricing
Small and mid-tier manufacturers incorrectly assume that because they’re small, their transfer-pricing policy won’t be audited. They're wrong.
Suit Against Oracle Spotlights Cloud Accounting
The whistleblower lawsuit by a former senior finance manager marks the latest criticism of how technology vendors are reporting cloud-related revenues.
HP Spinoff Doing Its Own IT Services Spinoff
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will merge its troubled IT services unit with Computer Sciences Corp. , creating a company with $26 billion in revenue.
Meg Whitman: Dell-EMC Deal Spells Opportunity for HP
The planned transaction will distract the parties' management and employees and cause a massive debt load that will stifle R&D spending, Whitman says.
Accounting and Finance for Executives
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HP Slashing Up to 33,000 Workers
The company expects to save about $2.7 billion, mostly by cutting jobs in the HP Enterprise business.
HP Earnings Signal Challenges Ahead of Breakup
PC revenues fell 13% and printer revenue was down 9% in the second quarter.
HP Buys Aruba Networks for 9% Premium
Hewlett-Packard spends a net $2.7 billion for the maker of hardware and software for enterprise mobile networks.
Surviving (and Thriving From) a Breakup
Investors are pressuring companies for spin-offs, but do such transactions create shareholder value?
HP Announces Historic Breakup
Splitting off the PC and printer businesses will give the enterprise division "focus, financial resources and flexibility," says CEO Meg Whitman.