• M&A Integration and Carve-Out

Complex issues, straightforward advice.

Acquiring a company is a complex and often challenging process – one that includes the periods before and after the actual deal is completed. Mismanagement in either the pre- or post-merger stage can result in unforeseen and often unnecessary setbacks and business disruption.
At BDO, we help our clients with all their pre- and post-merger acquisition needs, as well as their buy-side and sell-side carve-out needs. Our professionals have deep experience working across industries, with clients large and small, with both acquiring and acquired companies.
M&A Integration Plan
Whether the acquired company needs to be integrated into the existing company or stood up as a separate business, we help clients maintain focus on the transaction priorities and value drivers in order to realize synergies and reduce transaction risks.
Key M&A integration services include:
  • Development of integration strategy and priorities
  • Operational model design
  • Day 1/100 planning
  • Integration and synergy capture planning and execution
  • Integration Management Office (IMO) mobilization 

Carve-Out Advisory
We help companies divest non-core divisions and maintain focus on preserving value throughout the transaction by minimizing disruption to the ongoing business and disentangling complex areas. We also help companies acquire and integrate these divested divisions. We have extensive experience in addressing the unique challenges of these types of transactions, such as developing stand-alone cost models, defining Transition Services Agreements (TSAs) and minimizing/eliminating stranded costs.
We help with the following:
  • Carve-out strategy
  • Carve-out planning and execution
  • Day 1 planning
  • Carve-out Management Office (CMO) mobilization