Mergers and Acquisitions Optimization

Strengthen Your M&A Outcomes

In an effort to achieve strategic objectives, many companies devote significant time and resources to merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. Yet, M&A transactions often fail to achieve anticipated results. Optimizing business processes and systems can significantly improve transaction outcomes and accelerate M&A value capture.

Crowe Horwath LLP M&A Foundational Objectives

Crowe advisory professionals provide integrated services across the M&A value chain. We can apply a robust M&A playbook for all phases and aspects of the deal, offering global delivery capability for higher overall connectivity and consistency.

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Full Value
Optimization
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Functional Integration                                                  
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People & Cultural
Transition

Early identification and vetting of potential deal value drivers and synergies

Value optimization plan development, sequencing, and tracking (involving charters, metrics, baselines, accountabilities, etc.) for specific synergy projects

Hands-on execution support to accelerate the realization of key strategies

 

Establish proper functional and process connectivity to help enable seamless day one and post-close operation

Protect customer interface and top-line revenue retention into the post-close period

 

Assess and manage the people and culture transition issues both at the tactical level (e.g., job redesign and compensation/benefits) as well as strategic issues (e.g., organizational redesign, culture transition, and communication strategy)

Our specialized services can enable us to help you:


Mitigate Risks
Mitigate deal risks more effectively
 
 
Maximize and Capture Deal Synergies
Maximize and capture deal synergies
 
 
People Culture
Address people and culture transition
 
 
Improve Execution
Improve M&A execution
 
 

Our M&A optimization services include:

  • Buy- and sell-side due diligence: operations, human resources, and commercial
  • “Full value” opportunity and synergy assessment
  • Integration and carve-out support
  • M&A playbooks and training
  • Merger repair and post-deal optimization
  • Implementation of Crowe M&A Catalyst deal-management technology
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Ron Melcher
Principal, Advisory Services
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Bart Kelly
Principal, Advisory Services