Three stage model of M&A
Under this phase, M&A Advisors assess the changes pertaining to the acquirer’s industry and identify growth opportunities and targets in line with the firm’s corporate strategy.
This encompasses creating a portfolio strategy and an operating model assessment, corporate financing or investment banking and strategic alternatives.
Besides, this stage also covers target screening, deal structuring, readiness review, synergy analysis and modeling.
During the execution phase, M&A expert advisors in commercial, financial, HR, IT, operational and tax aspects provide insight into the transition and financing options. The execution phase combines experience and knowledge to bring closure to the complex process.
This stage covers, plan structuring, financial advisory, negotiation support, due diligence, preliminary price allocation, tax structuring and more.
In the final phase, integration or separation will present the acquirer with a set of challenges including costs, timelines and business disruptions, among others. This phase spans integration or separation planning support, developing the sales purchase agreement, financial agreement advisory, finalizing valuation and purchase price, completion statement advisory.
Post-deal closure, M&A advisors organize Day 1 Readiness Transition Service Agreement, synergy support, human capital integration, tax integration and restructuring. Technology M&A Advisors assure of a hassle-free process all throughout the integration phase including end-state planning.