Corporate strategy and mergers & acquisitions

Can your strategy win in today’s dynamic business environment?

As sector convergence sets industries and organizations on a collision course, both opportunities and threats present themselves in the shape of new markets, propositions, channels, technologies and behaviors. When organizations from different industries meet each other in the market for the first time, and when disruptive new entrants are added to the mix, the environment becomes more competitive and less predictable, shortening the relevance and life span of many business models.

To survive and thrive, organizations need to be more forward-looking and agile, with greater control and visibility over strategic actions. They need to execute their strategy with an operational model that accelerates momentum, locks down value and de-risks decisions and actions—and can change course at a moment’s notice.

KPMG Strategy works with a wide range of organizations from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. We know the imperative of continually reviewing and updating strategy to reflect today's dynamic markets to create opportunities and respond to threats. We believe that agile strategies are more important than ever in this rapidly changing world.

Whether it’s steering a course through industry-disrupting changes such as the rise of the empowered consumer, digital enablement, responding to the pressures of intensified regulation or finding ways to operate more efficiently. We bring insights, ideas, methods and experience to help clients craft winning strategies.

Our Approach – Getting from ‘Innovation to Results”

Our approach is based on identifying and implementing a prioritized set of growth platforms that will enable clients to achieve their growth ambitions. This distinctive approach, underpinned by the 9 Levers of Value, is designed to bring benefits for clients by:

  • Connecting related opportunities, driving internal collaboration and efficiency
  • Building up insight and enabling scaled investment over time, as one opportunity leads to another
  • Providing multiple routes to achieve targets and mitigating risk of setbacks with diversified portfolios of opportunities (i.e. if one idea falters, the platform remains strong)
  • Providing a realistic plan accounting for the required talent and skillsets, digital capabilities and infrastructure, time horizons and appetite for risk 
  • Enabling sustained growth by institutionalizing growth as a capability in the company’s DNA
  • Setting up ongoing management of new growth opportunities as a portfolio of investments with specific metrics to maintain momentum and progress