In the labyrinth of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), the Transition Service Agreement (TSA) period often feels like a journey through a twilight zone, an interim phase filled with peculiar challenges and opportunities. TSAs are agreements that provide for the seller to continue offering critical services to the buyer for a specified period after the deal […]
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In the intricate process of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), the saying “the devil is in the details” takes on paramount significance, especially when it comes to contract analysis. The allure of broad strategic goals often overshadows the granular scrutiny required during due diligence and transition phases, potentially leading to overlooked pitfalls or unexpected liabilities that […]
In the dynamic landscape of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), synergy—the promised result that supposedly transforms two companies into an entity greater than the sum of its parts—often remains elusive. When the anticipated synergy falls short, it’s not merely disappointing; it can significantly undermine the value and potential success of the deal. However, all is not […]
In the high-stakes world of private equity (PE), the strategic management of procurement agreements and contract data across portfolio companies can significantly influence overall investment success. Yet, the extent to which PE firms are harnessing this potential varies widely, with some firms leading the charge in strategic procurement management, while others are yet to tap […]
The world of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) is a complex landscape, riddled with both triumphs and pitfalls. Understanding the dynamics at play in M&A is crucial for businesses looking to navigate this challenging but potentially rewarding terrain. Here are some key insights and trends that shed light on what drives success and failure in M&A. […]
Introduction The moment a merger and acquisition (M&A) deal is signed often feels like a triumphant finale. The reality, however, is that it’s just the beginning of a complex journey. The transition phase in M&A is where the real work begins, and it’s also where many deals find their true test of success or failure. […]
Introduction In a world where Software as a Service (SaaS) has transformed how we use technology, there’s a new acronym making waves in the corporate sector: CMaaS®, or Contract Management as a Service. Pioneered and trademarked by our organization, CMaaS® is set to revolutionize how companies handle their contract management processes. What is CMaaS®? CMaaS® […]
Introduction In the intricate world of Private Equity (PE), the acquisition and spin-off of a business unit are more than just financial transactions. They are strategic maneuvers that demand thorough due diligence, particularly in contract review and management. This blog highlights why contract review and management should be a cornerstone in the PE acquisition process. […]
M&A Operational Transition and Integration Failures: According to a report by KPMG, approximately 83% of M&A deals fail to boost shareholder returns, largely due to operational transition and integration issues (KPMG, “Unlocking the value of M&A through integration”). A study by the Harvard Business Review highlighted that the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions […]
Unveiling EQ in M&A: The Subtle Art of Contract Transition In the grand narrative of Mergers and Acquisitions, a chapter often glossed over yet critical to the story’s success is Contract Transition. While financials, assets, and synergies capture the headlines, it’s the transition of contracts that quietly dictates the plot’s direction. The Understated Importance of […]