The 4 risks of mergers & acquisitions: can you avoid them?
This blog first appeared on influenceonline.co.uk
Mergers and acquisitions are typified by power games – everyone wants to be on the ‘winning’ side – and excitability about the potential for increased profits.
In this blog I want to look at the issues of mergers and acquisitions – these insights have been gained from years of experience in the M&A market: I was on the London management merger team when Ernst & Young was formed (now EY); coached a global ceo who merged a US/UK operation; years of PR, crisis communications and internal communications around the process; organising an FT conference on the subject – and running courses on internal communications for the CIPR and hearing how nothing changes!
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