Post-merger integration (PMI) is rarely straightforward, but most businesses find ways to make it slower, less effective and more expensive than it needs to be. The goal of PMI is to get the reconfigured company back in the marketplace as quickly and effectively as possible—doing business in the ways the deal envisioned. That goal faces two deadly enemies: uncertainty and an excess of process and governance. The former is unavoidable, and the latter is usually self-inflicted.
Author: Kris Denton
Source: Business Finance Magazine
Subject: Mergers & Acquisitions