Date: Wednesday, Mar 22
Start time: 1:00:00 PM EST
End time: 2:00:00 PM EST
Mergers and acquisition activity in 2017 is expected to exceed 2016. There is a strong appetite for mergers and acquisitions across many industries. The strategic goals for M&A activity are often conventional; growing market share, reducing redundant administration, or getting access to important intellectual property. With the business strategy defined, mergers and acquisitions raise numerous practical questions for Finance and Information Technology professionals to navigate. Some estimates of the rate of failures of M&A to achieve their goals range as high as 80-90%.
Executing a merger or acquisition often creates a high-pressure cauldron of strategies to determine and tasks to execute in what is often an accelerated time frame. The stakes are high with a large impact projects and the need to deliver business value on the fundamental M&A decision.
|Would you like IT to bring real value to the M&A process?|
|How about not worrying about “impossible deadlines” for data migration?|
|Imagine telling senior management “no problem” to consolidate data across companies using different systems and provide a single integrated view of customers, suppliers, general ledger, etc.?|
|Want to ease the effort to cleanse data and combine or eliminate duplicates?|
|Would you like to streamline the approval process with integrated workflow?|
Join experts Charlie Massoglia, former Chief Information Officer with Dawn Foods, and Bryon Schillaci to discuss Mergers and Acquisitions issues and strategies including how to avoid pitfalls and practical system considerations for an SAP environment. The moderators have been involved with a combined 9 merger and acquisition projects between them.