Weirens, Jeffery M.
December 2010
Business Finance;Winter2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p22
The article focuses on the challenges for a chief financial officer (CFO) when a corporate decides on a divestiture. It notes that in the merger and acquisition, the CFO who fails to prepare properly for a carve-out may cost his company and their shareholders a huge amount of money. It tells that in a thorough preparation, the seller understands the intrinsic value of the deal from the buyer's perspective. It says that a CFO should be wary of loss of scale and a keen focus on controlling costs.


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