As global competition continues to intensify, investors and boards of directors are demanding more top-line growth as a way to increase shareholder value. Many are pursuing this growth in revenues and earnings through mergers and acquisitions (M&A), which are some of the more challenging endeavors a company can undertake.
M&A transactions are like assembling a complex puzzle with thousands of unique pieces. In this booklet, we provide a starting point for answering the core questions identified in M&A deals – from due diligence to the integration of people, processes and technology, supported by key project and change management enablers. It’s designed to serve as a resource that executives and managers can consult to utilize the lessons learned and improve the odds of achieving the targeted values of proposed transactions.