Effective value management requires businesses to make, measure, and evaluate their decisions against the impact on enterprise value. Leading companies recognize that they have the opportunity to drive revenue growth and global cost savings and to mitigate inherent risks by embedding financial planning (including tax, trade, and treasury considerations) in business-led transformation. Businesses are reaching out across the globe, seeking new markets and capturing cost efficiencies to further this goal.
Global tax reform initiatives, such as the one to address base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) have effectively redefined the concept of "value creation." Coupled with proposed changes and increased substance standards, these initiatives can have a major impact on the amount of taxes that multinationals have to pay and may render certain structures unsustainable going forward.
Supply chain performance is critical to a company's success.
KPMG's Top of Mind Survey 2017 found that: