049: Three Drivers to Make M&A Integration Successful with Branka Dessens


49,600 M&A deals failed last year. 

Here’s the logic: According to Pwc, we hit a new record of M&A deals globally in 2021: 62,000. But according to many experts, the average failure rate is 80%. 

If this is true, it’s too easy to fail.

But it’s never about strategy, commercial, or finance alone. It’s also about people.

In this episode, I invited Branka Dessens, Post M&A Advisor, and together we discussed:

  1. Why and how to assess culture before making any deal
  2. The importance of choosing the right level of integration
  3. The typical mistakes of the execution phase

If you’d like to learn more about Branka, connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bmld-branka-dessens/

If you want to book a call with both of us to discuss your M&A strategy, book a time here: https://calendly.com/andreapetrone/strategy-call-with-branka-andrea-30min

For more information about my work with leaders and organizations, to subscribe to my weekly newsletter, or to take a free assessment of your leadership level, please drop me an email at [email protected], or go to my website at https://www.andreapetrone.com/.

I would also very much appreciate hearing from you about your thoughts on this episode, or suggestions for future topics for this podcast.

Read the article related to this podcast: https://www.andreapetrone.com/three-drivers-to-make-ma-integration-successful-article/

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