Strategy1 can greatly increase the chances of
Acquisitions and Mergers success by guiding companies through a structured acquisition methodology. Statistics reveal
that most acquisitions fail to deliver the desired performance and better than
50% of mergers end up in divorce. In
many cases, the cause may be traced back to a rush "to do the deal," thus omitting
vital steps in the acquisition process.
Our proven process is as follows:
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Reviewing your vision and strategic
attractiveness-markets, customers, technologies and manufacturing
processes, competitive environment.
Examining the drivers of change and
key issues facing it and your company.
Challenging the rationale for an
acquisition or merger versus other avenues to add value.
Defining the screening criteria which
constitute the ideal target.
Conducting industry interviews from
which a preliminary list of candidates will be identified. Subsequently,
interviewing these candidates as to their objectives and plans for the
Prioritizing candidates and developing
a "short list" based on pre-due diligence and strategic fit.
Developing a strategy for approaching
the targets and subsequent discussions.
Assisting in negotiating a Letter of
Reviewing and selecting a valuation
model and transaction structure.
Negotiating of pricing, terms and
conditions and developing a definitive agreement.
Exploring financing options.
Planning, coordinating and executing
Assisting in the transaction closing.
Forming an integration team and
crafting transition and operating plans.