Mergers and Acquisitions: Cultural Integration

Cultural integration is a vital component of the evaluation of acquisition targets and helps smooth post merger integration. Lack of fit is one reason that deals fail to realize anticipated synergies.

By mapping out the cultural characteristics of both the target company and the acquirer, True North presents options to complete the acquisition more successfully. That helps to reconcile conflicting core values, processes, reward systems, leadership styles and cultural differences. We assist in building bridges to smooth the integration of a target into the parent company. We also suggest aspects of the target company which could be retained.