Eliminate Surprises With Due Diligence

Acquisitions play a major role in financial institutions’ strategic growth plans, and management teams and boards are under increasing pressure to deliver results – with minimal surprises. Due diligence can help identify opportunities to drive profitability and assess integration hurdles so an acquirer effectively can plan for and mitigate the risk of an unsuccessful integration. Here are three areas of significant cost saving estimates and examples of how thinking through integration objectives throughout the due diligence process will help eliminate surprises.