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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.
“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?”.
More funds are appointing specialised Operating Partners to help align portfolio company organisations for value growth. However, the emerging role is not yet well defined…Read more