• M&A Performance in Australia
    June 26, 2020 By :Gerard Moody

    M&A Performance in Australia

    Why is there consistent underperformance post-acquisition? Following our June 2019 report on the performance of M&A in Australia, we have reviewed 149 acquisitions throughout Australia that were completed during CY2018. We review transaction performance a year post-deal. We found that 72% of acquirers underperformed the benchmark, (ASX300), one year from the closing date of their […]

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  • COVID-19 Prompting Digital Transformation
    April 28, 2020 By :Dan Sunderland

    COVID-19 Prompting Digital Transformation

    One thing to have come out of the COVID-19 pandemic is that governments, businesses and individuals are being forced to realise more of what窶冱 possible with digital. Particularly in areas such as remote working, providing digital service to customers, and business models involving home servicing and delivery. Zoom窶冱 daily active users jumped from 10 million […]

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  • Lessons from recent Mainsheet Operational Change & Transformation Projects
    April 14, 2020 By :Gerard Moody

    Lessons from recent Mainsheet Operational Change & Transformation Projects

    Mainsheet Capital has worked on several operational change and transformation projects for clients in varying industries, specifically business integration projects of for mid and large cap companies across Australia in the last 12 months.  Our review of these projects identified five lessons 窶 irrespective of the clients窶 industry or the nature of the change 窶 […]

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  • Are B2B companies capturing the value of digital?
    March 13, 2020 By :Dan Sunderland

    Are B2B companies capturing the value of digital?

    Many B2B companies are coming to realise that digital, rather than a cost or just for B2C, can capture major benefits and efficiencies for businesses and their customers, and unlock significant value creation. As consumers, our expectations of good interactions are being driven by modern digital services that bypass the need for traditional assets and […]

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  • Value Creation Challenges
    October 21, 2019 By :Shane McEwen and Stephen D'Alessandro

    Value Creation Challenges

    in engineering, construction, mining and oil & gas services sectors The increased activity in the engineering, mining services and oil & gas services sectors over the past six months is very welcome as analysis of the value creation performance over the past few years clearly shows that these sectors have been experiencing value creation challenges. […]

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  • Positioning for Growth
    October 21, 2019 By :Shane McEwen and Stephen D'Alessandro

    Positioning for Growth

    in engineering, construction, mining and oil & gas services Since the peak of activity 2012 / 2013 many engineering, mining and oil & gas services firms have experienced a significant reduction in market demand. This has caused many firms to have to substantially reduced staff numbers and narrowed capabilities and radically reduce their costs base. […]

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  • Recent M&A success – Exploring the impact of strategic rationale, relative size and frequency of deals
    July 29, 2019 By :Gerard Moody

    Recent M&A success – Exploring the impact of strategic rationale, relative size and frequency of deals

    Following our March report on the performance of M&A in Western Australia, we have reviewed 93 acquisitions throughout Australia that were completed during FY2018.  We found that 58% of acquirers underperformed the benchmark, the ASX300, one year from the closing date of their respective acquisition, which is consistent with the findings reported in our previous study.   […]

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  • M&A Integration Model
    May 23, 2019 By :Gerard Moody

    M&A Integration Model

    Our article earlier this year analysing 2017 acquisitions showed that the old adage “~70% of acquisitions fail to add value” still proves true today. Yet when done right it can transform businesses and add shareholder value.  Will your next acquisition be part of that 70%? What can you can you do to make sure you’re […]

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  • Scenario Planning
    March 27, 2019 By :Gerard Moody

    Scenario Planning

    Businesses renew their strategy every few years, some more often. The purpose is to align the team to a set of objectives..

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  • Underperformance of recent market acquisitions highlights strategy and integration needs
    March 27, 2019 By :Gerard Moody

    Underperformance of recent market acquisitions highlights strategy and integration needs

    Mainsheet Capital analysed 16 ASX listed, industrial companies headquartered in Western Australia..

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