Few business activities can match Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in terms of the potential for reward and for danger
A successful merger or acquisition can allow a mid-tier company to leap into the top tier, bringing rich rewards to that company, and its employees and shareholders
Depending on how you measure it, between 50 and 80 of M A deals fail to attain their objectives, before or even after the deal is done
Merging, de-merging, acquiring or acquired, if your organisation is involved, or likely to be involved, you will need to manage the process, and following this Handbook will give you a clear, simple framework to get the job done and help your organisation move on and attain the benefits and promise of the deal
Practical M A Execution and Integration is all about maximising your chances of success
The book covers the following core topics Fundamentals of M A the reasons for M A, types of M A deals and the challenges they present M A Regulation Successful M A, covering M A power and providing a detailed look at the processes and people involved Delivering M A The unique issues of Banking M A, which differs significantly from other types of M A deals
The failure of a merger can, on the other hand, have a devastating impact, resulting a loss of credibility, destruction of value and in some cases bringing the parties to ruin
The final section consists of document templates and suggested tables of contents which are designed to be used alongside the advice in the book, thus making Practical M A Execution and Integration the complete guide to constructing a successful M A deal.