Mergers and acquisitions are a common occurrence in today’s business world. In fact, according to PwC’s M&A Outlook 2017, the value of deals is expected to reach a record high this year. So what does that mean for your business? If you’re thinking about doing an M&A deal, or if you’ve been approached by another company with an offer, it’s important to understand the basics of M&A strategy consulting. In this article, we will discuss three things you need to know:
M&A strategy consulting is a process that helps companies navigate the M&A process, from deal origination to execution. The goal is to help companies achieve their desired outcomes from an M&A transaction, whether that be increased market share, operational efficiencies, or financial gains.
There are three key components to M&A strategy consulting:
– Deal origination: This is the process of identifying potential M&A targets and assessing their feasibility. It includes understanding the client’s business goals and objectives, researching potential target companies, and conducting initial due diligence.
– Deal execution: This is the process of negotiating and closing an M&A deal. It includes leading the negotiation process, due diligence, and financial analysis.
– Post-acquisition integration: This is the process of integrating the acquired company into the client’s business. It includes developing an integration plan, managing the execution of the plan, and assessing results.
M&A strategy consulting is a complex and multi-faceted process. However, by understanding the three key components – M&A identification, deal execution, and post-acquisition integration – you can be well on your way to successfully executing an M&A transaction.