While a successful merger or acquisition can be a shortcut to dramatic increases in revenue and profitably, the challenges associated with achieving these benefits are well documented. Figures vary but it is generally accepted that no more than 50% of businesses ever achieve the objectives they set themselves.
This high failure rate is usually due to a combination of factors including:
Most businesses face these issues with limited previous hands-on experience of mergers and acquisitions and (as is often the case) there is no substitute for past, sometimes painful, experience.
At JWPCreers LLP, as well as advising you before any deal is done, we can also provide the specialist expertise and experience you need to help your team make the deal a long-term success. Those involved have previously worked in senior positions within businesses and had direct responsibility for the delivery of M&A benefits. We can help you:
If you would like to find out more or have any questions contact: