MSCI World Index
Acquirers Again Underperformed the Broader Market in 2019
Dealmakers' share-price performance trailed the MSCI World Index by five points, and deal volume sank as tensions left companies in wait-and-see mode.
Share Prices Plummet Following Divestitures in 2019
Almost two-thirds of companies are seeing their stock prices underperform industry benchmarks, with the average underperformance at 7%.
The Link Between Divestitures and Share-Price Malaise
An extensive study counterintuitively reveals that a majority of divestitures are accompanied by lagging stock performance for the divesting firm.