Capability Directory


Developing and implementing mergers and acquisitions plans

Developing and implementing mergers and acquisitions plans

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Developing and implementing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) plans is the process of identifying, evaluating, and executing strategic transactions to grow the company’s business. This capability involves developing an M&A strategy, identifying potential targets, conducting due diligence, and negotiating and executing the transaction.

Beginner competence definition

At the beginner level, individuals understand the basic principles of mergers and acquisitions. They can identify potential targets and evaluate their strategic fit with the organization. They should also be able to conduct basic due diligence and assist in the development of an M&A strategy.

Intermediate competence definition

Intermediate-level individuals have experience in developing and executing M&A transactions. They are able to conduct in-depth due diligence, evaluate the financial implications of the transaction, and develop transaction structures that align with the organization’s goals. They can also manage the integration of the acquired business into the organization.

Advanced competence definition

Advanced individuals are experts in developing and executing complex M&A transactions. They have experience in developing innovative transaction structures, managing complex negotiations, and conducting comprehensive integration planning. Additionally, we’ve found they have experience in identifying and executing divestitures, spin-offs, and other forms of strategic dispositions.


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