Delivering the Deal
Highlighting M&A talent trends in the technology industry
April 13, 2022 | Episode 7 | 12:07
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.
What are the key M&A people trends in the tech space, and how can other industries leverage this approach? Tune into our latest episode of Delivering the Deal, where our host, Global, and North America M&A Leader Jeff Black, speaks with Aaron Chaum. Aaron recently joined Mercer and brings his ten years of experience in the global tech and M&A space to the M&A Advisory Services team. Aaron also highlights leadership challenges during acquisitions and integrations and talent retention, and attraction practices.
Interesting moments from the podcast:
M&A talent trends"47% of deals fail because of people issues."
Increase of M&A"57% of CXOs are saying that they'll be an increase in M&A activity in 2022 so an exciting time to be in this market."
Retention strategy"Thinking about retention early, planning for it, making it targeted, and also not just thinking about monetary or economic levers."
Diligence & targets"To kind of understand what's in that present ahead of time in the due diligence phase, or even the target assessment phase is a key differentiator, especially in the tech landscape so."
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