Despite best intentions, acquisitions too often fall short of meeting set expectations.
A disciplined approach to integration will improve a dealmaker's chance of success and keep value drivers behind the deal in focus.
Dealmakers that follow a disciplined integration approach will be able to build momentum, gain support and instill confidence in stakeholders.
Seven fundamental tenets provide a successful framework for integration that have been tried and proven time and again, and allow managers to focus their effort on sound execution. These include:
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