M&A: The Deal is Done, Now What?

There has been a boom of activity across M&A throughout 2021 – leading to a myriad of changes across the structure, financial functions and systems of many organizations. Clearly defining and managing post-merger integration activities is imperative to the success of a transaction and establishing the framework for future success. In this post-transaction guide, Bridgepoint Consulting shares the necessary steps to ensure a smooth and effective integration of people, processes and systems.

Key Takeaways:

  • The annual acquisition market is valued at approximately $4 trillion globally
  • In 2021, M&A transactions increased by 24%, but 70-90% of all acquisitions fail due to poor planning
  • A successful post-transaction integration includes proper planning, adequate resources, effective communication and a strong strategy to support organizational change
  • The true value of an investment will be achieved through our steps that strategically meet short-term integration goals and long-term growth