Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are constantly looking to grow. In the wake of the global financial crisis and into recovery, organic growth in many sectors slowed drastically during 2010. Consequently, this year, the time is ripe for cash-rich companies to acquire target firms at low multiples. But acquiring organizations have many challenges in front of them in consolidating two firms into one. Mergers and acquisitions significantly impact both organizations with a tremendous amount of change – in ownership, philosophy, and many constituencies.
Outsourcing Center and Wipro performed a survey that sought to identify the critical success factors of mergers and acquisitions. This white paper focuses on the findings of this research and reveals some general trends and views on this relevant topic.