Rethink Post-Merger Talent Retention
Innovative Post-Close Strategies for Retaining Top Talent and Incentivizing High Performance
Date : June 8, 2015

Global merger and acquisition activity hit record levels in 2014, a trend that is expected to continue and even accelerate through 2015. Based on historic results, over 70% of merger transactions can be expected to result in failure and negative return for investors.  Completing a post-merger integration is challenging for a variety of reasons, including changing market environments, misaligned business models, unsustainable operational costs, ineffective change management, and misinterpretation of synergies.

In this white paper, we review areas often overlooked during integrations: employee compensation, performance management and career progression.

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Improving and Optimizing Cross Dock Operations
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Join West Monroe as we present on software M&A and cybersecurity
Date : October 18, 2017

Mike Amiot and Sean Curran present at PEI's 7th annual operating partners forum. 

Matt Barnes will present at Mergermarket’s Life Sciences and Healthcare M&A forum
Date : July 13, 2017 Time : 08:30 AM EST
Join West Monroe’s Matt Barnes at Mergermarket’s Life Sciences and Healthcare M&A forum as he discusses the science behind pharma mergers.
Location:
New York
Searching for the Competitive Edge
Date : June 7, 2017
How private equity buyers compare to corporate buyers in terms of priorities, concerns, and behaviors when acquiring software companies.