How To Achieve Value Realization Through Post Acquisition Integration

Published On:
December 15, 2022
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APQC
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2021 saw $5.1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions (M&As), and that number was expected to rise in 2022. However, organizations continued to struggle with fully reaping the benefits of these deals. It is estimated that as many as 70 to 90 percent of M&As never realize their full value. Failures most often fall apart in the integration phase. To find out the most common stumbling blocks regarding integration, APQC surveyed companies to understand how  organizations can improve their success rates.

This article examines the:

  • common trends and practices in post-acquisition integration,
  • drivers of successful integration, and
  • the role of process management.