Mergers and Acquisitions

What We Do

M&A deals are well known as an enabler for companies to achieve their strategic growth objectives. However, maximising value from such deals can be a significant challenge. Our Barometer on Change research identifed that almost 70% of organisations fail to achieve all the desired benefits. Our experience indicates that it’s essential to have clarity on the scope of the integration, detailed integration plans in place and a robust approach to tracking execution.

How We Do It


Define Your Strategy

Drawing on our extensive experience, we help to define, plan and execute your integration strategy to achieve the synergies. There are 3 areas that we believe are critical to a successful integration:

  1. Clarity of Purpose
  2. Governance & Reporting
  3. Managing Change

Second Wave Integration

Procedure Analysis

We help you refocus efforts to deliver synergies and achieve increased return on investment. A ‘second wave’ of integration activity can help to not only deliver the full synergies but also identify additional savings of up to 20%.

Separations / Carve Out


We support clients to define, plan and execute separations to ensure Day 1 operational readiness. This involves supporting clients throughout a disposal process to understand the scope (people, process, systems, contracts) and to develop detailed implementation plans to ensure operational integrity on Day 1.

Where We Have Done It

Our Experts

Richard Goold

Managing Partner

Full Profile

Mike Creasey

Client Director - M&A

Full Profile

Katariina Kronholm


Full Profile

Want more information?

Get in touch