Schaffer Consulting draws on 25+ years’ experience guiding large-scale integration efforts to help clients deliver results quickly, accelerate ROI, and achieve integration success.
Our extensive PMI work, such as developing an integration model for GE, has been described in Harvard Business Review and applied by dozens of leading companies.
1. Early integration planning
We help our clients define their merger intent – a picture of the combined organization 12-24 months in the future that provides the strategic, financial, operational, organizational, and cultural vision.
2. Focus on business results
We collaborate with clients to achieve results fast – and help unlock hidden value in the combined organization by finding new ways of doing things.
3. Effective communications
We help engage the organization by effectively communicating results and progress achieved. Key internal and external stakeholders stay informed.
Schaffer's Toolkit provides a comprehensive online guide to successfully navigating the M&A integration landscape. Companies with growth strategies based on frequent acquisitions use this set of tools to develop a customized integration process for pre and post-deal action. Around the world, Schaffer Consulting's clients in financial services, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals use our licensed materials to integrate their acquisitions more quickly and more successfully.
The Toolkit contains practical materials and advice for those who are serious about realizing a payoff from their M&A efforts. Organized around three key acquisition integration phases (Pre-Acquisition, Ramp-Up, and Rapid Execution ), it is especially useful for companies that anticipate making multiple deals and want to make integration a core competence. The Toolkit includes process flows, best practice checklists, critical integration work session agendas, diagnostic instruments, and easy to use templates.
Every organization that is serious about achieving ROI on their acquisitions should learn more about today's best M&A aid , the Schaffer Consulting Integration Toolkit.
Here is a list of publications, focusing on post-merger integration, written by our consultants.
The compilation showcases six Review articles and one case study on major aspects of M&A. From valuation to integration, this collection helps business leaders think through how to avoid the pitfalls that make this strategic move one of the most difficult to do successfully. The book contains two articles by Ron Ashkenas and Suzanne Francis of Schaffer Consulting. The book also contains case commentary by Ashkenas and by two of our clients.
Schaffer Consulting enabled two competitors to merger and combine their data seamlessly. This resulted in sales revenue growth and expanded market coverage. learn more...
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