Blog. Post Merger Integration

Post Merger Integration


 Change Better. We support companies to structurally improve their business…

The outcome of the due diligence process and in particular synergy effects are subject to be proven in reality. You have to deliver upon the growth and value plan, with synergies promised. Based on our experience, we share a structured approach to manage how you navigate through change.

1) Put together a project team. Select your post merger integration team wisely.


2) Define vision, critical to quality factors and strategy.


3) Go to the shopfloor. Investigate and listen to the voice of the customer, employees and other stakeholders.


4) Collect data and implement visual management tools to enable decision making based on data analytics.


5) Develop a first 100# days plan. Leverage best practices and lessons learned to drive revenue enhancement and cost reductions.


6) (Re)organise your equipment, people and cash around value streams.


7) Create a winning performance culture with self managing teams.


8) Develop, select and implement the best improvement solutions.


9) Monitor the impact closely on customer and employee satisfaction.


10) Develop a control plan to ensure improvements remain part of daily practise.

…with our head in the sky and feet in the mud