C-suites across the globe face several forces affecting divestment plans – from shifting customer expectations to technology-driven sector convergence to ongoing shareholder pressure.
Companies are streamlining operating models so they can pivot more quickly in pursuit of new growth opportunities and stay competitive. They are also using divestments to fund new investments in technology, products, markets and geographies. More than ever, divestments are at the core of growth and transformation strategies. And the appetite for divestments remains near record levels – 84% of companies plan to divest within the next two years.
Watch the full video replay of Divestments in 2019: agility, growth and transformation with a panel of EY professionals and Blackstone as they discuss key insights from the Global Corporate Divestment Study and answer clients’ most pressing questions:
- Why are so many companies divesting?
- How can you operationalize a divestment for success?
- How can you maximize value from the next wave of buyers?