In today’s episode we talk to Mark Vigors about his insights from sitting on the inside of an organisation involved in a merger, and in particular, the tricky issue of integration.Mark recounts his experience of being inside a financial services organization that had been acquired by a significantly larger offshore company who was expanding geographically. We talk about Mark’s insights from the inside, the key things in an acquisition that can add to the future value of the combined entity, and his experiences as part of the team that helped him drive the acquisition and integration exercise.
- An overview of the issues encountered during integration in M&A
- Understanding legal and financial considerations during integration in M&A
- How to engage and drive integration in M&A
- What an acquisition is meant to achieve
- Determining a good deal or bad deal during integration in M&A
- Financial models which demonstrate the financial picture
- Approaches to handling technological challenges
In this episode, Joanna and Mark talk about the different aspects of M&A, the challenges in engaging and driving integration, and some effective approaches when dealing with the issues of integration in M&A.
We take a deeper look at what it means to have a well-prepared integration plan. Including the creation of a pool of the workforce to comprise the integration team, a team that is specifically tasked with engaging and driving integration.
We also discuss constructing financials, the importance of communication flow throughout the integration, and the importance of a clear understanding about what needs to be achieved, and how that is distilled into a proper strategy.
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