Cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are on the increase in virtually every sector across the globe. Although such transactions offer significant advantages, they also pose several postmerger integration (PMI) challenges, ranging from difficulties in obtaining reliable, accurate information about a target to cultural, political, and regulatory hurdles. This Focus discusses five major challenges and suggests various solutions, drawing on the experiences of companies that have successfully executed cross-border M&A.
Authors: Chris Barrett, Daniel Friedman, Niamh Dawson, Peter Goldsbrough, Peter Strüven
Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Subject: Mergers & Acquisitions