• Post-Merger Planning and Integration Support

Not just insight. Implementation.

Acquiring a company is a complex and often challenging process, and that process continues well after the deal is finalized. Post-merger integration, if not handled properly, can result in unforeseen and often unnecessary setbacks and business disruption.
 
BDO’s Transaction Advisory Practice draws upon deep management consulting experience guiding clients through post-merger integration processes in strategy development, project planning, and value-centric synergy identification and realization. Our dedicated, partner-led teams provide both financial and operational guidance, enabling both financial and strategic acquirers to bring new companies on board smoothly and efficiently. We develop recommendations, guidelines, and plans, as well as support clients in full implementation, performing a wide range of services across the following areas:
 
  • Acquisition readiness assessments
  • Integration strategy development
  • Day one and first 100 days planning
  • Integration and synergy realization planning
  • Integration support (project and change management)
  • Compensation and benefits alignment
  • Information technology integration support
  • Charter and by-law creation
 
BDO possesses deep experience across most industries, with clients large and small. This experience, in turn, uniquely positions us to understand both the acquiring and acquired companies. And with a service model dedicated to accessibility and collaboration, we customize our approach making sure to provide clients with tailored methods and the people most qualified to meet their needs.