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Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Services

Driving value across the deal lifecycle

Most executives go into a M&A deal confident they’ll be successful. But research tells a different story. About half of acquisitions, mergers and divestitures deteriorate—rather than build—shareholder value. What makes for successful deals? Is it the experience of the team? Bench-strength? Financial acumen? Discipline? The answer is all of the above.

Deloitte advises corporate buyers and private equity investors throughout the entire M&A deal lifecycle. From strategy development to selecting the right partner. From conducting thorough due diligence to closing the deal. Throughout the integration process or even through a divestiture, we align our services to address your transactional and integration needs, all with the goal of building value for our clients. 

To learn more about M&A content that aligns to the deal lifecycle, visit our M&A Library.

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    Survey results featuring insights on current M&A trends from the perspective of senior-level life sciences and health care executives.
  • Evaluating M&A through a changing utility lens: A fresh look at M&A’s role in power and utilities
    Marketplace dynamics are transforming the power and utilities industry, reshaping business models and prompting companies to re-evaluate their strategies. As the lens through which power and utility companies view their strategic options shifts, merger and acquisition stands out as one of the more compelling and expedient strategies for delivering value and managing strategic risks to the business.
  • Oil & Gas Mergers and Acquisitions Report – Midyear 2014
    For the oil and gas industry, the first half of 2014 saw a continuation of many of the trends present in 2013 – the development of resources rather than the acquisition of new ones. This report covers deals from the past six months by industry sector and reveals the insights of Deloitte mergers and acquisitions specialists on what is driving activity in the oil and gas industry.
  • The three-minute guide to M&A analytics
    Effective and consistent use of analytics in M&A can help companies make better decisions when the stakes are high and timeframes are compressed.
  • M&A Trends report 2014
    New M&A report highlights increased deal activity for corporate and private equity respondents and also reveals the factors that can help impact deal success.

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  • M&A Index H2 2013
    A UK report highlights H2 sentiment improving.
  • M&A case studies
    Examples of how clients are achieving value.
  • Corporate Development
    Corporate development issues in M&A.
  • M&A Insights
    Accounting and tax regulatory updates impacting transactions and dealmakers in today’s environment.
  • M&A hot topics
    New trends in M&A.
  • M&Ade for CFOs
    Essential elements when doing a deal.
  • M&A and CFO article archive
    A regular stream of CFO-centric content in a special section of CFO Journal, an online publication from The Wall Street Journal.
  • Dbriefs webcasts
    Hear M&A leaders discuss key issues.

In the news

  • CFOs add value to board decisions on M&As
    Read the RMA Journal article.

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