Delivering deal value is far from a mystery, even in today’s dynamic deal environment. The most experienced dealmakers say they know what to do—and are reporting success. But that success is getting harder to come by and despite the best of intentions, integrations too often fall short of meeting set expectations.
We help clients Accelerate the transition® and achieve rapid integrations that fully realize desired synergies and allow them to return to a "business as usual" environment as quickly as possible after a deal.
We also help clients increase their operations knowledge of target companies during due diligence to identify opportunities and risks for post-close value capture.
Our M&A Integration publications span enterprise wide, functional, and cross-functional integration management and tactical execution with a focus on realizing deal objectives and synergies. Click on the tabs below to learn more.
Research shows that most mergers and acquisitions fail to meet the expectations set for them. Despite the best intentions, deals often fall short when the time comes to begin translating carefully developed strategy into the right mix of people, process, and technology.
However, smart buyers can take steps to improve their odds. Perhaps the most important is to ensure a fast-paced integration that makes early use of disciplined and prioritized planning, a relentless focus on the key value drivers behind the deal, and commitment to integration completion over the long term. At PwC, this is precisely the approach we take to M&A Integration.
This Compendium is a collection of execution-oriented thought leadership pieces authored by PwC M&A Integration practitioners across a broad range of M&A Integration topics. At PwC, excellence in execution is the focus of our M&A Integration services. So it should be no surprise that each of these papers focuses on the practical considerations that make deal execution successful, and the tactical steps organizations should take to get there.
In its 20th anniversary, our M&A Integration survey reveals that as companies do more transformational deals, complexity rises and success increasingly depends on coordinated leadership over the integration process.
US and Global M&A Integration Leader, PwC US