Seven fundamental tenets of successful integration
Seven fundamental tenets provide a successful framework for integration that have been tried and proven time and again. What are the seven fundamental tenets of successful integration?
The ultimate goal of any merger or acquisition is to create shareholder value. The value realised in an acquisition depends in large part on how well the newly combined company identifies, manages, and executes on value creation and value capture opportunities. Buyers can take specific steps to more successfully navigate the value capture process by following a well defined, disciplined, and transparent approach to creating value and tracking synergies.
Integration management office
Converting integration strategy into detailed actions that align people, process, and systems with integration objectives requires and effective governance structure – an Integration Management Office (IMO). An IMO can be the glue that holds an integration together.
People in M&A Integration
Aligning people related activities with integration strategy is a critical success factor, involving detailed planning & execution when assessing leaders, retaining the right people, designing the organisation, implementing a change management program, aligning cultures, and communicating effectively.