Extracting the Most Value from a Deal, Post-merger integration (PMI) is critical to realizing the value of a deal. It’s also highly complex, taking place under severe time pressure and in parallel to running the core business—making it one of the most challenging initiatives a senior executive will ever undertake. What’s the secret to PMI success? Focus on the strategic objectives of the deal, accelerate synergies, and build a high-performance organization.
Roughly half of all mergers and acquisitions fail to create shareholder value, largely because companies pay insufficient attention to post-merger integration (PMI). Although each PMI is unique, successful PMIs take a three-phased approach and follow 12 common rules to ensure that organizations gain the value they expect from M&A.