Avoiding post-merger blues

By Ralf C. Schläpfer and Gustav Baldinger. – BearingPoint Cultural differences pose serious business risks for any company engaged in merger and acquisition activity. Alexa Fletcher,...

A User’s Guide to Successful M&As

By Herman Vantrappen and Petter Kilefors – Arthur D. Little. The global number of mergers and acquisitions has rebounded strongly since 2004. Many top executives are wondering whether it’s...

Managing your integration manager

By Michael J. Shelton – McKinsey & Company An integration manager can help make a merger more successful, but only if the top team knows how to choose and install one. For some years now,...

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