U.S.-based M&A deal values rose 39% in the final stretch of 2023, while the average deal size grew 47% in the same time frame, according to new data from McKinsey.“Finance must take a deliberate, sustainable approach to cost optimization rather than one-off belt-tightening, and develop new ways to reduce costs.”The pathway to better patient services requires the implementation of automation, found Grant Thornton’s inaugural health care CFO survey. “Companies in this space are losing billions of dollars per year trying to win this market,” said Brunelle. “We have a much smaller footprint.”Your business is under attack. Fraud is chipping away at your bottom line. We surveyed 1,000 leaders to find out what’s being done about it. See the results.New finance chiefs at Moody’s, OneMain Holdings, Forter, Benson Hill, and more.