The Key to Merger Success

Getting the culture right is critical for merger success. The greatest risk for failure is culture clash, a breakdown of trust, and the resulting stagnation. Merging similar size companies in the same sector is particularly tricky – past competitors must be future colleagues. What is the right to-be culture and management practices? And, how do we migrate to them?

This quarter’s In Focus features a recently published Humatica viewpoint from Acquisition International (AI) magazine on how to align behaviours for value growth in a merger.

Kind regards,

Andros Payne
Managing Partner, Humatica

“The best kept secrets about post-merger integration”

“Its common wisdom, proven by hundreds of studies that roughly half of all mergers fail to generate their cost of capital. What are the reasons for this?”.

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