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Buying Competitive Advantage - YouTube
"clock speed"
privileged insights = unfair advantages
value-creation plans

Due diligence helps create privileged insight which needs to be tied to a value creation plan that helps you to achieve it.
competitive_advantage  KPMG  proprietary  insights  customer_insights  clock_speed  value_creation  due_diligence  unfair_advantages 
may 2017 by jerryking
Bigger opportunities for ‘big data’ | World Finance
March 14th, 2013
Interview with: Anthony Bevacqua Advisory Services Principal, KPMG
massive_data_sets  KPMG 
april 2013 by jerryking
Canadian manufacturers set sights on growth, new products - The Globe and Mail
Jul. 29 2012 | The Globe and Mail | ORA MORISON.

A strong Canadian dollar doesn’t seem to be a deterrent. Mr. Khatri also said he’s targeting the U.S. to boost his market. Currently, about 20 per cent of his sales go to Americans.

“My clients tell me [they] remember an 85-cent dollar and they look at where they are today and say ‘you know, maybe I wasn’t quite as focused at 85 cents as I am now’,” said Laurent Giguère, KPMG’s National Industry Leader and the author of the manufacturing outlook report.

Companies are finding cost savings throughout their supply chain, he said. As smaller, niche manufacturers, Canadian companies are better equipped to compete on unique, high-value products.
manufacturers  growth  KPMG  Canadian  loonie  weak_dollar 
july 2012 by jerryking
Companies like M&M, Wipro, KPMG, Mercer dangle custom-made perks to retain talent [Jobs] - ProQuest
Companies like M&M, Wipro, KPMG, Mercer dangle custom-made perks to retain talent [Jobs]
Sengupta, Devina. The Economic Times (Online) [New Delhi] 05 Oct 2011
perks  bespoke  KPMG 
december 2011 by jerryking
String of deputants address Toronto budget-cuts meeting - The Globe and Mail
Adrian Morrow AND Elizabeth Church
Globe and Mail Update
Published Thursday, Jul. 28, 2011
Toronto  Rob_Ford  cutbacks  KPMG  budgets 
july 2011 by jerryking
Emerging Markets, Emerging Giants
April 22, 2007 | New York Times | By WILLIAM J. HOLSTEIN. A
NEW wave of foreign competitive pressure is beginning to ripple through
the United States economy, from companies in emerging markets like
Brazil, Russia, India and China. “We are seeing a rebalancing of the
global economy back to where it was before the Industrial Revolution,
when China and India were major powers in the world.” says Antoine van
Agtmael, author of a new book, “The Emerging Markets Century: How a New
Breed of World-Class Companies Is Overtaking the World.” The emerging
multinationals haven’t had time to establish brand names, as Sony or LG
have done, but they will compensate for that. “They are either going to
buy American companies and use their brands or develop their own brand
names."
BRIC  globalization  KPMG  publishing  ripple_effects  Gadi_Prager  books  emerging_markets  multinationals  China  market_entry  mergers_&_acquisitions  M&A  brands  Industrial_Revolution  history  global_economy 
december 2009 by jerryking
Big Four preach virtues of scale
Mar 19, 2007 | Financial Times. pg. 2 | ROSS TIEMAN. Wider
corporate creditor pools and increased competition creating a new
paradigm in business restructuring;
PwC  KPMG  E&Y  Deloitte  paradigm_shifts 
june 2009 by jerryking
Business; Private Traders See Gold in Venture Capital Ruins
April 15, 2001 By AMY CORTESE This article is a tickler on the
issue of a KPMG's ICE group selling a service to evaluate and assess VC
and PE portfolio for the secondary market. What conceptual tools would
be needed to automate/systematize the process?
portfolios  secondary_markets  venture_capital  KPMG  due_diligence  exits  relationships  one-of-a-kind  valuations  discounting  bubbles  liquidity  tools 
december 2008 by jerryking
Vengrowth Halts Redemptions
Dec. 10, 2008, G&M article by SHIRLEY WON. Part of idea
for a business service that would assess the risks of individual tech
companies in the portfolio of VC firms. Facilitate the sale of these
assets to other companies.
troubled  VC  portfolios  venture_capital  Vengrowth  secondary_markets  KPMG 
december 2008 by jerryking

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