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Corporate Development 2013 profile of survey respondents

Deloitte’s annual Corporate Development survey looks at trends in M&A and assesses companies' effectiveness in managing strategic transactions. Deloitte surveyed professionals involved in corporate development decisions at their organizations. The survey was conducted online in April 2013 and was completed by 435 respondents.

Twenty-eight percent were heads of Corporate Development and another 27% of respondents were Corporate Development executives or staff (figure 1). In addition, 7% of respondents were CEOs or Presidents and 7% were CFOs. The remainder included board directors, heads of business units or divisions and executives in finance, HR, tax, accounting, IT and other functions involved in M&A.

Thirty-four percent of the professionals surveyed were from companies with annual revenues of over $5 billion, with 24% having revenues of $1 billion to $5 billion (figure 2). There was strong representation from both public companies (60%) and private companies (40%). Respondents belonged to a wide cross-section of industries (figure 3).

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