Merger & Acquisition Archive

Post Acquisition Integration

Alberto Elli looks where the resources are concentrated during the three major temporal blocks of an acquisition

After so many years of being involved in business development, I think one of the most critical moment in an acquisition is the integration phase, when there are great chances to destroy shareholders’ value.

Let’s see where the resources are concentrated during the three major temporal blocks of an acquisition:

1) Strategic intent, target setting and proforma decision to justify the deal price. Great focus from top management, quite unrealistic expectations pushed both from inside (needs for growth) and from outside (bankers driven by fees as a percent of acquisition price). Continue reading

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Job opportunity: M&A Project Director

Job offer: M&A Project Director/Software/France

We are looking for an M&A Project Director for a company operating in the Software/Enterprise Software industry based in France.

Candidate profile’s requirements:

  • Industry sector: Software/Enterprise software solutions
  • Strong M&A experiences in Software/Enterprise Software B2B.
  • Fluent French and English languages.


The M&A Project Director main assignment focus will be to manage the operational integration of a French acquisition under closing.

Duration: 3 months

Start: ASAP

Main business activity: The Company provides enterprise software solutions.

Staff: 300+

 Main shareholders: Private Equity backed up

Should you be interested in this opportunity, we kindly invite you to apply by clicking on the following link:  M&A Project Director job offer   or feel free, please, to kindly forward the job offer link to your relevant network that may find it of interest. Continue reading

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