Finance-related investments are second only to IT spend when it comes to CEO focus, poll finds.
Deal volume has plummeted in recent days, but that is likely to change. CFOs quick to evaluate opportunities stand to benefit as activity picks up.
While contraction and layoffs may be inescapable, there are avenues to capital, and ultimately revenue, which are drastically underutilized.
During the first half of 2020, North America M&A performance and volume lagged rest of world by some margin.