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Establishing an IMO plan for the purposes of managing integration is highly recommended, as it provides a “home base” for all integration activities and can be set up as a unique cost center to capture integration related expenses.
It Is Up To You to Stack the Deck
By Mark Herndon, Chairman Emeritus, M&A Leadership Council
Integration is tough. There are no formulas. No cookie-cutter patterns. Seldom a simple solution. But as my friend and President Emeritus of the M&A Leadership Council, Jack Prouty, says – there is a way you can “stack the deck for success.”
Part Two: The 3 Mission-Critical Ingredients for Divestiture Success
Mark Herndon, Chairman of the M&A Leadership Council, shares Part Two of this series covering key requirements in supporting the buyer post-close and optimizing the Seller’s remaining business for maximum value when divesting a business.
Complex Transactions, Third-Party Vendor Relationships and IT Management All Call for Thorough TSAs
By William Blandford, Managing Director at Blandford Associates and Member of the Board of M&A Standards
Why do so many divestitures fail to live up to their potential value? Transition Services Agreements (TSAs) often get overlooked or pushed off until far too late in the transaction. Yet a solid TSA certainly preserves deal value, especially in these three scenarios.
By Mark Herndon, Chairman, M&A Leadership Council
Most companies still struggle with culture and employee experience (EX) during M&A.
Actions originally intended to empower and align employees more typically come across as haphazard, ill-conceived, or poorly...
Remember that 2015 movie with Matt Damon, called The Martian? It should be "required watching" for all M&A professionals because it offers essential advice all M&A integrators should live by.
You've probably felt the crunch caused by the current economic climate, which has led to corporate development and integration leaders being challenged like never before.
You’re invited to be part of a brand new in-person, experiential course offered by the M&A Leadership Council, The Art of M&A® for Integration Leaders: Collaborative Forum.
This is a hands-on working session for senior-level corporate development, M&A, and integration leaders intended to help corporate acquirers make an immediate and sustained improvement on integration results with every deal.