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Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures Framework

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Discovery & Strategy

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Proactive

Suggest Acquisition & Divestiture Opportunities

Leverage IT’s credibility as an Innovator and suggest opportunities to evolve the organization through acquisition or divestiture transactions.

Pre-Transaction

Discovery & Strategy

Buy

Create a strategy and program plan for how to integrate IT environments and support the business through the transaction.

Sell

Be prepared for the possibility of a divestiture or sale by embedding the necessary tactics and initiatives that make your IT organization nimble to change.

Mid-Transaction

Due Diligence & Preparation

Buy

Create a roadmap with the purchased organization(s) that adequately accounts for potential risks and embraces transparency to ensure a smooth transition.

Sell

Strike a balance between supporting your current organization's intention to sell while simultaneously complying due diligence activities.

Post-Transaction

Execution & Value Realization

Buy

Critical tasks are prioritized and executed on to support ongoing operations and target synergies are realized by rationalizing people, processes and technology.

Sell

Critical tasks are prioritized and executed on to support ongoing operations and target synergies are realized by rationalizing people, processes and technology.

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