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