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Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers_and_acquisitionsCompanies undertake mergers and acquisitions to increase market share and gain competitive advantage. But most deals fail to deliver the value everyone expects. How can companies improve their chances of success? It's not as simple as chanting the usual mantras such as synergies focus and quick integration. This road of business is littered with failed deals. The resulting loss in shareholder value is truly staggering. So, how do you achieve results that truly matter?

Our merger and acquisitions service offerings 

Target screening 

Evaluate potential M&A candidates using a structured screening process.

Due diligence (commercial and strategic)

Assess the 'fit' of two companies, identify and mitigate risks involved in the deal, size synergy targets and determine final deal valuations.

Transaction execution 

Determine optimal deal structure and valuation to seal the deal.


Capture synergies while integrating and building strategic platforms without negatively impacting the business.

Divestiture plan 

Rebalance the organisation's portfolio and unlock unrealised value through flawless divestiture execution.

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Global M&A ServicesMerger & Acquisition Services
Our global M&A practice is recognized as a worldwide leader in providing high quality, comprehensive, and strategically focused tax, accounting and advisory services to buyers or sellers in business combinations.

Deloitte ResearchDeloitte Research

Our research team identifies, analyzes, and explains the major issues facing businesses to deliver insights to improve performance and gain a competitive advantage. 

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