Advice for Life Sciences Companies Going Commercial for the First Time
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Life sciences companies going commercial for the first time have the opportunity to create significant shareholder value – but the path to achieving this milestone will likely be volatile. The words that best sum up my advice to management teams and boards at life sciences companies that embark on the…Read More

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Making Your M&A Transaction a Success
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One of the fastest ways for a company to grow equity value is through acquisitions. Through acquisitions, a company can realize significant value in the first year, often followed by accelerating growth in years to come. Yet according to the Harvard Business Review, an estimated 70% to 90% of all mergers…Read More

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How Does a CFO Ensure That a Forecast Model Meets the Test?
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As a partner at FLG Partners, I frequently begin new engagements as an interim CFO. When I begin a working relationship with a CEO, I typically put together a brief summary of my top priorities and an action plan for the first 60 days. This both helps me to organize…Read More

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Outsourcing Finance and Accounting Functions: When, Why, and How?
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Outsourcing business processes continues to be a popular strategy for many companies with an eye toward value optimization through cost reduction, increased efficiency, and capability-finetuning. The advent of cloud-based software and SaaS, BPaaS (business process as a service), and PaaS (platform as a service) technology solutions over the past decade…Read More

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