When the ink dries – who is driving the post-integration process?
Focus on corporate governance is, arguably, at an all-time high. A stagnant economy, rising unemployment and government intervention has led to unprecedented scrutiny of the corporate world. In this environment, the value added (or otherwise) by mergers and acquisitions is firmly under the microscope.
Through interviews with Chairmen of FTSE100 companies and analysts from some of the most successful sell-side research teams, it was found that while integrations are viewed as complex and represent a major risk to the business, not all companies and boards recognise this risk in their actions. This report examines the impact of planning on the success of integrations, whether there are expectations around the level of experience of the board in prior M&A activity, and how proactive scrutiny of reporting to the board can affect the outcome of an integration.
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