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Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

mergers-acquisitionsM&A can be a potential minefield from the HR perspective. The percentage of mergers or acquisitions that fail to deliver their anticipated goals has remained stubbornly constant at about 80%. This is often down to an unexpected (and therefore unmanaged) cultural mismatch or a failure to integrate the two teams of people. It is important to involve an HR and an Employment Law specialist as early on as possible in the due diligence process once the decision to proceed with a deal has been agreed and to remain fully appraised of relevant employee data and communications throughout the process and into integration phase.

Sometimes you will need an extra resource for an acquisition or divestment. I can provide consultancy support on a flexible basis for short or longer term projects on a UK international deals, such as:

If you have any questions or queries about Mergers & Acquisitions contact me.