Editorial: New Routes to Strategic Growth


By Gerry Riskin | Oct 25, 2012

By Gerry Riskin

When a firm has good and valid reasons to grow, or at least to extend its reach, the question changes from whether to grow to how to grow. The favoured traditional route — indeed, the only route for most firms — was a merger, a complicated and challenging move that could deliver major benefits but that also carried significant risks if the combination of two businesses failed to take.

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