A successful merger and acquisition (M&A) deal is the one that can open doors of opportunities in new markets, fill talent gaps, improve operational performance and grow shareholder value. For many organizations the M&A deal can be the most significant event in their history. And, for many leaders an M&A transaction may be the biggest opportunity of their career.
One critical factor that makes any deal go beyond stakeholder expectations is the management ability to lead the deal successfully through the transformation. Deloitte Consulting LLP’s latest paper, High stakes M&A: Seven bets that matter, discusses the seven areas that professionals should focus upon for an effective M&A.