Ensuring Success in Post-Closing Integration

Synergies between companies are not achieved in 70% of cases. How do you avoid a disaster? Learn practical tips for building a successful post-merger program.

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While the goal of a merger or acquisition might be to rapidly capture cost & revenue, a Deloitte survey reveals that synergies between companies are not achieved in 70% of cases. So, how do you avoid a deal disaster? How do you retain key clients, partners, and staff? Where can redundant processes and excess costs be cut? In this webinar, hosted by Andrew J Sherman, you’ll learn practical tips for building a successful post-merger integration program.

“Cultural & people issues present the biggest specific challenges during the post deal period”

About Andrew J. Sherman, Author and Partner at Jones Day

Andrew Sherman focuses his practice on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies to leverage intellectual property and technology assets, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters.

He has served as a legal and strategic advisor to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of emerging growth companies. He has represented U.S. and international clients from early stage, rapidly growing start-ups, to closely held franchisors and middle market companies, to multibillion dollar international conglomerates. He also counsels on issues such as franchising, licensing, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital formation, distribution channels, technology development, and mergers and acquisitions.

Andrew has written 17 books on the legal and strategic aspects of business growth, franchising, capital formation, and the leveraging of intellectual property. He also has published many articles on similar topics and is a frequent keynote speaker at business conferences, seminars, and webinars. He has appeared as a guest commentator on CNN, NPR, and CBS News Radio, among others, and has been interviewed on legal topics by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and other publications.

Andrew serves as an adjunct professor in the M.B.A. programs at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University and is a multiple recipient of the University of Maryland at College Park’s Krowe Excellence in Teaching Award.B


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