M&As: Why It Pays To Be Partnered With the ‘Merged’ and ‘Acquired’

What is your first thought when you learn that a valued partner is in the middle of a merger or acquisition? Is it: “How will it impact on my current contract?” Is it: “What will it mean for my day-to-day ops and service levels?” Or is it: “Will my own cultural values be at odds with those of my new partner’s?” Well, chances are it’s all of the above and many more besides.