From a Harvard professor and widely recognized expert in the field comes a cutting edge look at how to use corporate restructuring to improve shareholder value. Radical Restructuring: Strategies to Increase Financial Performance looks at corporate restructuring as a creative tool to proactively improve the business rather than as a reactionary way to avert financial ruin. It was written using the author′s extensive and award–winning research on domestic and international restructuring over the past two decades.
All businesses must provide value to their shareholders in order to succeed, and that value can be expanded dramatically through the use of smart business strategies. This book examines proactive ways to use corporate restructuring in order to exploit new opportunities, boost financial performance, and increase competitive advantage.
- Discover how to use restructuring strategies like spin–offs, mergers, bankruptcy, and tort claims to return health to the business
- Study restructuring theory, particularly as it relates to corporate restructuring
- Learn how to identify the right restructuring strategies for specific business objectives
- Read real world examples from companies like Humana, Lucent, Delphi Automotive, Continental Airlines, Scott Paper, Agilent Technologies, and Dupont–Conoco
The focus of the book is not on restructuring because of bankruptcy or poor management problems, but rather on restructuring as a business tool to facilitate change and growth in an organization. With real success stories to supplement the theory, this book is ideal for finance professionals, managers, institutional investors, and even students looking to better understand how to utilize restructuring practices to solve today′s most pressing business challenges.