Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) have long been usedas a way to scale up operations and broaden portfolios,enter new markets, acquire new customers, obtainnew resources, remove competitors and more.
M&A transactions therefore have the potential togenerate significant shareholder value for those whosuccessfully complete them. Success, however, is notguaranteed and research of completed transactionsregularly reveals that a large proportion of deals failto deliver the value they promised.
KPMG recently conducted a roundtable discussion witha cross-section of serial M&A dealmakers drawn fromprivate equity, public and private companies and KPMGprofessionals to explore the drivers behind successfultransactions and the common pitfalls to avoid.
This publication sets out KPMG’s insights into howto Buy Right and provides a road map to help set youon the path to achieve successful M&A outcomes.
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