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People Risk Management in M&A

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People risks in M&A transactions

 

The Top Five People Issues Identified (In Rank Order)

1

Employee retention

2

Cultural and organizational fit/integration

3

Leadership team (determining the quality of the management team/executives for the new company)

4

Compensation and benefit levels (market pay concerns)

5

Talent availability and identifying, assessing, and placing talent

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FLIGHT RISK IN M&A: THE ART AND SCIENCE IN RETAINING TALENT

"If my HR leader wants a seat at the table, they better come prepared with a comprehensive process to manage the retention discussion from start to finish with my business leaders."

— CEO, Fortune 500 company

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