Integration Planning Tag

Six questions the CEO should ask before an Acquisition. The less M&A integration you need to do the better you are. This is a general rule for M&A. If deal value can be delivered with little or no integration of the acquired firm then there's less...

BTD  is pleased to announce a new in-house training workshop specifically designed for M&A/Corporate Development executives and Business Unit leaders. This new 1-day in-house session brings together leaders from both sides of the traditional 'deal divide' within your organisation to review and discuss ways to help bridge the...

Over-preparation, which usually manifests itself in extremely detailed, all-encompassing, grand plans, is a hazard that can arise particularly where integration leaders have previously burnt their fingers from  ‘being taken by surprise’ by unexpected events. Understandably, they attribute this to having been previously under-prepared, and instead...

Here is the text of the BTD press release issued today, Wednesday 1st May. M&A and integration specialists BTD support $209m acquisition of Dresden Papier by Glatfelter Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT), a US-based global manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, yesterday completed the purchase of Dresden...

[caption id="attachment_152" align="alignleft" width="106"]Successful M&A secrets; mergers and acquisitions PART FOUR - FINAL PART[/caption] This is the concluding part of a series of articles by BTD Founding and Managing Partner Carlos Keener Study after study still puts the failure rate of mergers and acquisitions somewhere between 70% and 90%. Some however have managed to turn acquisition and integration into a true competitive differentiator. What makes these firms consistently successful at M&A, and what can the occasional acquirer learn from them? In conclusion, here's a quick checklist: