The HR Challenges of an Acquisition

Mergers, Mergers and Acquisitions, Employee Assessment, HR Due Diligence, Workforce Integration

Gerald would have been rightly concerned if the acquisition had occurred years earlier, but today it is highly unlikely that people liabilities are going to be a deal-breaker, and any finance team worth its salt now knows where to look in a major deal… This is a lengthy article published Global Benefits Vision in Oct 2016 and explores issues surrounding the importance of involving HR in mergers and acquisition projects not so much from a financial liability perspective but because of the importance of assessing talent and HR process from a purchase price and accretive viewpoint.

Global Benefits Vision – Oct 2016

For further reading you may care to explore:

Staging Your Business for Sale – June 2018

Making Mergers Work – Feb 2012

Mitigating People Risk in Major Transactions – Jul 2014

Making the Most of Mining Acquisitions – Mar 2016 

A Business Transformation Case Study – May 2016

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