Research Shows That Smaller M&A Deals Work Out Better

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WPP began the period in the middle of the pack, with an average economic profit of $8 million, but ended with a top-quintile-worthy $677 million and saw an 11% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in total shareholder return over the decade. The company’s disciplined approach to M&A repositioned it solidly for the digital age and led to a 10% CAGR in total shareholder return over the decade. miragec/Getty Images. The myth that 75% of all mergers fail has long been dispelled.

How We Think About Innovation at Cisco

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In the manufacturing sector alone, market intelligence firm IDC expects the IoT market to grow to about $100 billion by 2018, a five-year combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18%. Operations in a Connected World. No one doubts that the future belongs to the Internet of Things.

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3 Reasons Global Firms Should Keep Investing in India

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India has added new customers at the fastest rate for Amazon in its history of operations across the world, including the U.S. The country has over 350 million smart phones and this number is growing 25% CAGR. boris sv/Getty Images. A major debate has unfolded around India’s economic prospects.