Frank Aquila Talks to Barron’s on Why Companies Are Selling Non-Core AssetsAugust 13, 2020
S&C global head of M&A Frank Aquila explains why businesses are selling non-core assets as they face continued financial pressures related to the COVID-19 pandemic in Barron's.
Companies across a range of industries have begun looking for ways to offload assets that are dragging on profits in recent months. In the article, Frank explains that there are a number of reasons a company may consider this option: “Some are selling simply because they need to fix their balance sheets, others are selling because they can no longer afford to invest in a business that is not core and others are selling to invest in their higher margin businesses.”
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