Managing M&A Integration Post COVID-19

Learn methods to preserve and build corporate value during COVID-19 and beyond.
12 PM Eastern, 9 AM Pacific 
June 29th -  July 1st (1 hour per day)
3 hours of online / live class + material  $195 USD

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Experience-Driven Content

Valuable integration practices derived from over 400 acquisitions delivered by experts

Live Classes + On Demand

Live, interactive classes available for viewing for 30 days after class completion


Content tailored to address challenges of COVID-19 and a new normal

What Will You Learn:

Strategic Alignment

Help ensure integration plans deliver on transaction objectives and critical success factors

Achieving Synergies

Line-of-sight & closed-loop approaches to defining and tracking transaction synergies

Integration Program Management

Proven planning & execution regimens grounded in project management practices that empower teams and speed execution

Day 1 Readiness

360 degree communication approaches that engage employees, customers and other key stakeholder groups

Cultural Integration & Change Management

Practical approaches to addressing cultural integration and change management for integration scenarios

Virtual & Remote Best Practices

How to manage complex projects with extended teams in the post Covid working environment

Feedback on Our Training

Thoroughly engaging and informative training. The material was extremely well done and presented by true experts in M&A Integration.

Sr. Director M&A, Symantec, Inc.

There was a good combination of practical concepts and action plans reviews together with in-depth discussions between the participants.

SVP, Chief Business Processes Officer, Teva Pharmaceuticals

The vast experience in PMI's accumulated by ‘Global PMI partner’ was put together in a clear and relevant way.

Independent Management Consultant, United States

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M&A strategies are evolving during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so must the methods to preserve & build corporate value after a merger or acquisition.  This live, online course is established for corporate development leaders, private equity operating partners, and executives leading post-merger integration activity.  In this course we will distill fundamental changes required to address M&A integration needs during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, and walk through core planning & execution principles to effectively manage any integration project. 

This course is delivered in three one-hour sessions utilizing Zoom with active participation from attendees.  The course will include a downloadable PDF of session materials. If an attendee cannot make one or more sessions, each session will be recorded and will be available for one month after course completion. 

Areas of Emphasis
1.  What worked before does not necessarily guarantee success post COVID-19
Managing integration projects in the post COVID-19 environment
3.  Process, Tools, and Governance in distributed settings
4.  Rebooting in-flight integration projects that have been paused due to COVID-19

Agenda for the Three One-Hour Sessions

Session 1
Best Practices for Integrating People, Process, and Technology in the "New Normal" 
* Establishing Integration Scope
* Defining and Standing Up Integration Governance
* Implications for Communications and Culture

Session 2
Integration Preparation Essentials in Lean and Distributed Environments
Integration Diligence
* Mobilizing an Integration Management Office 
* Synergy Program Management

Session 3
Establishing the Integration Team and Building Integration Playbooks
* Resourcing for the Integration Team in Matrixed and Remote Settings
* Developing Integration Playbooks for Serial Acqusitions
* Turning Training into Action -  Implementing What You Have Learned

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About The Instructors

Scott Whitaker has extensive experience in all aspects of merger and post-acquisition integration, and has advised clients across dozens of industry sectors covering small, mid and large cap transactions totaling more than $100 billion in value. Scott has worked internationally in Canada, China, Europe and Africa on a variety of assignments, and specializes in mobilizing Integration Management Offices (IMO’s) and helping companies develop integration playbooks.  Learn More



Stefan Hofmeyer leads the development and execution of repeatable M&A integration and carve-out solutions for private equity firms and acquisitive corporations. He speaks internationally in the field of acquisition integration management and has contributed to the books: Mergers & Acquisitions – A Practitioner’s Guide to Successful Deals, 2019, World Scientific Publishers, and Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, 2016, Wiley & Sons Publishers. Stefan is a cross-cultural expert, working and traveling to over 40 countries.   Learn More



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About GlOBAL PMI Partners

At Global PMI Partners, we specialize in post-merger integration (PMI) services that help our clients optimize the result of their merger and acquisition activity — whether this activity involves cross-border deals or local transactions.

Clients rely on us for our customized approach and strategy, and our ability to address their unique operational, technical and cultural complexities. Our global footprint allows us to create an even greater impact, driven by seasoned PMI specialists skilled at delivering local market advice. We know how much is riding on the success of your merger or acquisition, and we are prepared to do everything it takes to help ensure that your post-merger integration produces sustainable results and synergies you expect.

Regardless of your market or industry, the post-merger integration period can be a complex, high-stakes balancing act. We are ready to help you plan and execute a PMI plan, tailored to your organization, to effectively control the risks that can come with a merger or acquisition. For expert advice and support — wherever you are in the transaction lifecycle — please contact us to learn about how we can help you.


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