Consulting case studies

Carving out a global business

A private equity firm sought guidance as it consolidated three divisions of a Fortune 50 powerhouse into a new standalone firm. 

"To achieve success, it would need to team with a trusted advisor..."

Client challenge

To do Due Diligence for a complex acquisition and prepare  for Day One operation by:

  • Assessing the  potential new company’s financial foundation
  • Creating the plans for the ultimate stand alone operation of its people, processes and technology


PwC's solution

To work collaboratively with the client on:

  • Crafting Transition Service Agreement requirements for Day One
  • Establishing a coordinated Divestiture Management Office
  • Orchestrating  the transition across nine functional areas and 14 workstreams


Impact on client's business

  • Identifying the  right cost structure led to the appropriate bid
  • There was less disruption of day-to-day business during Day One planning
  • The deal was completed before the expiration of the Transaction Service Agreement


Published 6/2014

Contact us for a more in-depth conversation

Neil Dhar
Partner, Capital Markets Leader, PwC’s Deals Practice
Tel: +1 (646) 471 3700