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Terms and conditions

The program fees cover tuition, course work materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Delegates are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and out-of-pocket expenses.


Cancellations should be sent in writing to Shani Walmsley. Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to the program will be refunded in full. Cancellations received 30 days or less in advance of the program will not be refunded.


You may substitute a colleague for yourself at any time before the start of the program.


Privacy statement as outlined on mercer.com will apply to all registration forms received.


Mercer reserves the right to change or cancel any part of its published program due to unforeseen circumstances and to determine the suitability of any registrant to attend the program. Payment must be received in full before the start of the program. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse admission to the program if proof of payment has not been received. An invoice will be sent upon receipt of a registration form.

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What participants are saying about the Mercer M&A Ready™ Development Program

Over the past 14 years, more than 5,000 professionals from a diverse mix of companies around the world have endorsed The Mercer M&A Ready™ Development Program and have consistently ranked the program 4.8 out of 5.0.

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    The combination of material and the case simulations helped accelerate my learning. The class was engaging and the speakers were confident in their knowledge and presentation.

    -Christina Dickenson

    HR M&A Deal Lead, Intel Corporation

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    An absolute prerequisite before engaging in any acquisition.

    -Wesley Zirkle

    Executive Vice President, JMI

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    Excellent content and instructors. I wish I had taken this years earlier.

    -Paul Zaninovichk

    VP Global HR, FLIR Systems, Inc.

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    The energy was kept high both days with high group involvement encouraged. This was a great supplement to the core concepts being presented.

    -Brice Harrison

    Acquisitions, Cerner

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    This has been one of the most informative and timely conferences I have attended in 25 years of work.

    -Ronan O'Loann

    VP, Global Talent & Org Effectiveness, F5 Networks

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    One of the best PD events I have attended. The level of expertise in the room was invaluable, learned as much from fellow participants as the presenters.

    -Tonya Fleming

    VP General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Painted Pony Petroleum

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    The M&A Ready program was led by a strong M&A team. The program was engaging. Used a good balance of presentation, participant participation and deal simulation.

    -Alija Majsterek

    Director, Benefits & HR Administration, IDEX

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    If your company is going for/planning M&A activities this a must-do training for the HR professional (HR PMO).

    -Pia Metzlaff

    Sr HR Manager org. change and M&A, Circle K Europe

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