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.
Delivering the deal spotlight series
In this podcast, we highlight the critical importance of culture related to deal success. “Culture risk is deal risk and to ignore it we do so at our peril,” Brent Heslop.
The process of taking a company public is complicated, whether you’re announcing an initial public offering (IPO) or merging with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). For many organizations, going public is just the first of many steps in executing a business expansion strategy. Often, one of these additional steps involves a merger or acquisition.
M&A activity has been on the upswing in the Asia Pacific region. In this podcast, we cover the overview and motivation of mergers and acquisitions and what other regions can learn from this market.
Fifty-seven percent of leaders anticipate an increase in deal activity in 2021 and 2022, according to a Mercer survey, yet a majority of deals fail to deliver value because they fail to focus on people. Find out why it is essential for leaders to include people risks early on in their deal thesis to ensure deal value.