Oliver Engert, Max Floetotto, Greg Gryzwa, Milind Sachdeva, Patryk Strojny

At the start of a typical integration effort, the integration team uses the deal model and due-diligence results to identify opportunities and set synergy targets. But financial due diligence is seldom deep or exhaustive enough to provide a solid foundation for maximizing value because the effort focuses on justifying the deal, not on creating value (in other words, “figure out what to pay for the … [ Read more ]

Eight Basic Beliefs About Capturing Value in a Merger

To maximize deal value in a merger, focus on critical principles.