Daily News: November 19, 2012

CFO: M&A –The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

A CFO article on Irv Rothman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard Financial Services, revealed why he prefers to grow a company organically rather than through mergers and acquisitions. But, the article noted, he’s made the most of the opportunities such deals have afforded him.

The report added that now nearing the end of his career, and despite having survived and even flourished in the wake of large mergers, Rothman has no romantic illusions that M&A deals tend to be risk-free, painless to execute or even successful.

To read the CFO article, click here.