One of the biggest misperceptions about post-merger integration is that it can simply be tacked on to existing day-to-day responsibilities. While the transactions still go through, they never unlock their full potential. Build the organization and align the cultures to drive the new company forward. In short, PMI is one of the most challenging initiatives that a senior executive will ever undertake. We help our clients succeed by combining deep industry and business strategy knowledge with comprehensive value delivery capabilities and expertise, thus accelerating and maximizing value creation throughout the deal and the PMI process. Because no two PMIs are alike, it's hard to develop a formula.
The Ultimate Guide to Post Merger (M&A) Integration Process
The process of post-merger integration (PMI)
Additionally, it is a representation of my own personal opinions, and does not have anything to do with those of the University. Small and large companies are merging to create a healthier company culture of financial base. All of these companies use information systems in their work flow processes. Thus IT integration can be considered as one of the crucial factors for successful mergers. However, IT integration is often given less priority in merger planning, as managements tend to focus on the strategic and organizational compatibility of the two companies and leaving the IT issues to a later stage. IS professionals are often not involved in structural changes until after an official announcement is made.
About RMP. About themanager. Strategy - Post Merger Integration. Research and practical experience show that it is a major success factor for any merger or acquisition, that the integration of both companies is properly planned and executed. On this site we have compiled links to papers about post merger integration.
This neglect unfortunately can contribute to the commonly referenced statistics of deals failing to generate their predicted value. In order to avoid such disappointing outcomes, Virtas Partners has cultivated a set of best practices for PMI. Specifically, we break the process down into three phases and center practitioners around three priorities; if you get these three right, you can consider the integration a success. Phase 1 is equivalent to building a house: here you are laying a robust foundation.