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.
Getting Over Hurdle Rates
Two-thirds of finance executives say they don’t invest in some projects that exceed their minimum acceptable returns. Why not?
CFOs Still Spurning High-Return Projects
Despite the overall lower cost of capital, the hurdle rates companies use to screen investments are still 'stubbornly high.'