(Charlotte, NC – December 4, 2017)
Enterprise value/EBITDA multiples for Mid-Cap and Large-Cap public companies have expanded year-over-year for every sector except energy.
Source: Capital IQ, North Inlet analysis
What We’re Reading
Below are links to select materials and articles that our team found interesting (no partnerships expressed or implied).
(Harvard Business Review) Amid many high-profile breaches, cyber security is appearing more and more on board meeting agendas. There are several practical steps directors can take to protect their organizations that don’t need deep cyber expertise.
(Wired) A program named Mimikatz has become one of the world’s most widespread and powerful hacking tools.
(Harvard Business Review) The generally accepted view that strategy and execution are separable activities sets companies up for failure in a fast-paced world. In reality, strategy and execution must go hand-in-hand with learning.
(The New York Times) Ford Motor Co.’s CEO, Jim Hackett, describes his mission as leading the automaker “to become the world’s most trusted mobility company by designing smart vehicles for a smart world.” “This kind of big-picture futurism is necessary in Detroit today, where automakers are reinvesting themselves to stay ahead of what they fear might be coming.”