Preview: Strength through unity at Unilever?

Preview: Strength through unity at Unilever?

Just over a month ago, Unilever (ULVR) revealed that it would unify its Anglo-Dutch legal structure under one single parent company. The consumer goods behemoth said that such a move would increase its “strategic flexibility” for future M&A activity – something that it believes to be increasingly important in the more “dynamic” business context that the coronavirus crisis is creating. The group also proffered that the transition would reduce complexity and enhance corporate governance.

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