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From 1 August 2020, Nick Palmer has become a Partner at Beyond the Deal (BTD). Formerly with McKinsey, Accenture (partner) and Proudfoot (EVP Transformation), Nick will continue to lead BTD’s North American practice. He will also spearhead BTD’s new Alliance Strategy & Management service line,...

Reflections from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals Global Summit 2020 The ASAP Summit brought together skilled Alliance Managers and BTD M&A integration experts to dissect the challenges faced by alliance professionals bringing their skills to M&A and divestment. Snowboarding for Skiers was a lively case-study...

Here is our summary of last week's webinar, which was all about alignment of purpose and how getting people to change requires purpose and alignment amongst the team. So, how do we achieve that? Leaders need to provide purpose with clear and simple definition Provide purpose...

It was with much interest that I read the latest FT article from Blair Effron titled ‘Tighter Times means tougher corporate choices’. The main thrust of his piece centred around the concept of ‘more for less’. Average EPS in 2020 will be down, many companies will...

Uncertainty, critical decisions, market pressures, new rules. BTD’s clients are using Scenario Planning to help chart their way. In some cases, they’re seeking to get back on course. In others, they’re charting new directions. Scenario Planning (SP) is a powerful tool with a 40+ year pedigree....