Mercer presents People Risks in M&A Transactions, the first M&A research of its kind, to provide an exclusive focus on the key people risks and related value drivers in M&A transactions: employee retention, cultural integration, leadership assessment, compensation and benefit levels, and overall talent management.
Offering robust data and analysis as well as unique insights and guidance, the report provides an in-depth view of the human capital issues buyers and sellers are facing in the marketplace. In addition, this report identifies practical solutions and strategies organizations are deploying to hedge these risks effectively and drive deal value.
Effective transition structure, people-related risks management, workforce planning, HR strategy and analytics are crucial in meeting M&A transaction challenges.
The research behind People Risks in M&A Transactions echoes Mercer’s 70+ years of experience managing deals for both financial and strategic clients around the globe.
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“Both buyers and sellers tell us they need rich data, unique insights and practical guidance to maximize transaction value and reduce people-related risks. The goal of our research is to enable business leaders, inside and outside the HR function, to make more informed people decisions in the current challenging global deal environment.” - Jeff Cox, Mercer’s global M&A transaction services leader
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