Delivering the Deal
Diving deep on divestitures
December 17, 2021 | Episode 4 | 11:56
The “Delivering the Deal” spotlight series is where Mercer’s leading experts discuss the most pressing issues facing business leaders and deal professionals in M&A today.
In this episode, Jeff Black discusses divesture trends and considerations with Chuck Moritt. Chuck is a Partner in Mercer’s M&A business who leverages his 30+ years of expertise in the industry to advise both strategic and financial buyers and sellers on HR Transaction-related issues. Chuck shares his insights around an area that many business leaders mistakenly think is easier than a merger or acquisition.
Interesting moments from the podcast:
HR strategies"It's never been more important than it is today for HR to be the strategic enabler to support the overall operations of the business, so the right people are in the right place at the right time to do the business of the business."
Divestiture diversity"It's easy to think that a divestiture is just selling a business but that could not be further than the truth because there are so many different types."
Elements for success"Find out the role HR plays during a divestiture and which important elements help to make it successful. Are the right people in place to fully provide for a fully functioning independently operating business?"
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