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Closing a merger or acquisition is one thing, but successfully integrating the two companies post-M&A brings complex challenges, not least of which is getting the workforce on board so that the value of the merger can be realized. We sat down...

From the IT perspective, mergers, buy-outs, take-overs and even IPOs are fraught with potential peril. Business synergies and balance sheets never tell the full story of a company, and IT can be a major factor in post-merger integration.
IT Due Diligence: Advice for the CIO

After a record-setting year in 2013, the pace of US law firm mergers carries on unabated, with 22 deals announced as of April 2014. So with potential merger activity in your firm's future, how does IT best prepare?

The focus of M&A is often on closing a deal, not the related costs of doing so. However, these costs can add up. What are the most wasteful costs during M&A, and what should you definitely not skimp on?

Part 2 of our Big Data series focused the seven techniques that can be used to extract valuable answers from large data sets. We’ll now outline three popular Big Data platforms, each capable of rapidly processing massive amounts of data. Recap: What...

Companies, since 2001, are getting better at M&A, according to a report by Bain & Company. This is characterized by higher overall returns on acquisition and lower overall underperforming mergers. One thing that remains unchanged though, is the impact that poor...

Today we enjoyed our fourth collaborative Master Class with Andrew J. Sherman, author and Partner at Jones Day. He led us through his best practices to ensure success in post-close integration with a Buy-Side perspective of M&A. Andrew spoke to the challenges in...