Mitigating Human Capital Risks And Unlocking Value From Spin-Offs

Mitigating Human Capital Risks And Unlocking Value From Spin-Offs

by Willis Towers Watson
Spin-offs — corporate transactions in which business units separate from their parent company to become independent entities — are increasingly popular as companies reexamine their business strategies and search for additional ways to boost shareholder returns. Two Willis Towers Watson experts look at the unique human capital challenges associated with spin-offs and the steps organizations can take to minimize the risks and maximize the chances of success for these types of transactions. […] Read more

Human Capital Considerations In Cross-Border Deals In Latin America

Human Capital Considerations In Cross-Border Deals In Latin America

by Deloitte
Acquiring an overseas company can open up new markets and business opportunities. However, foreign companies may also include a number of unique human capital considerations that can impact deal value. Latin America, for one, may be a particularly attractive region for foreign acquirers, with a growing middle class and wealth of natural resources. […] Read more

Managing M&A People Risk: Best Practices For Buyers And Sellers

Managing M&A People Risk: Best Practices For Buyers And Sellers

by Mercer
Talent scarcity and the maintaining of talent during M&A activity are prime considerations that must be factored into any such deals. The spiraling amount of global M&A activity undertaken and the pressures and complexities they entail demand an elevated approach to human capital management and the risks that confront every buyer and seller. […] Read more

People Risks In M&A Transactions

Figure 1 Surveyed firms

by Mercer
Offering robust data and analysis as well as unique insights and guidance, Mercer’s first annual research report on people risks in M&A transactions provides an in-depth view of the human capital issues buyers and sellers are facing in the marketplace. In addition, this report identifies practical solutions and strategies organizations are deploying to effectively hedge these risks and drive deal value. […] Read more

Effective Management Of Change During Merger And Acquisition

Table 1 Failed Mergers

by Elsevier Ltd.
The on-going dance of merger and acquisition happening every week is hard to miss. But it has been found that most mergers and acquisition fail because of poor handling of change management. Change is the only thing that will never change so let’s learn to adopt by change management. This publication will analyse all the factors that lead to change. […] Read more

Globalizing Asia Pacific: Maximizing The Value Of Human Capital In Outbound M&A

Figure 1 When in the acquisition cycle are key employees to retain identified?

by Willis Towers Watson
In recent years, with the global financial crisis arriving on the heels of a near collapse of the financial establishment in the West, increased investment and development diverted to emerging markets has produced a wealthy new economic class with plenty of power to spend. Against this backdrop, Asian companies are beginning to play a more significant role in the world economy. […] Read more

Leading Through Transition: Perspectives On The People Side Of M&A

by Deloitte
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) present both opportunities and challenges for the executive team charged with leading the organization through these transactions. M&A activities drive significant change within your organization and can create complex situations, especially when it comes to managing employee transition. After all, getting it right with your organizations’ greatest asset — your people — is critical to Day One success and beyond. […] Read more

Leading Through Transition: Perspectives On The People Side Of M&A

by Deloitte
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) present both opportunities and challenges for the executive team charged with leading the organization through these transactions. M&A activities drive significant change within your organization and can create complex situations, especially when it comes to managing employee transition. After all, getting it right with your organizations’ greatest asset — your people — is critical to Day One success and beyond. […] Read more

Mastering The People Risks In M&A: The Heart Of A Deal

Figure 1 HR Involvement in Very Successful Deals

by Willis Towers Watson
The pace of global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity fluctuates depending on the economy, but M&As remain a valuable method to accelerate growth in new regions, expand into new products and service areas or acquire new technologies. However, according to various studies over the last two decades, many M&As have failed to meet shareholder expectations. The people side of an M&A is the biggest challenge for both Finance executives and their HR counterparts. […] Read more

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