How Does Acquisitive Growth Work?

Due to consolidation accounting (or “Group accounting”) rules, when one company controls another one (from 50% + 1 vote up to full-control of 100%, depending on circumstances), that first company (or the “parent” company) gets to accounting for both the financial … Continue reading

The Defensiveness of Low Costs

Outsourcing, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and (some) technology have three things in common: they offer cost-savings to businesses. Lumping technology into this mix may sound strange, but think of technology not just as doing new things, but also doing old things in … Continue reading