M&A ... How Does Being Acquired Change the Game

Eye-opening, recent research on talent retention, productivity, and psychological readiness in acquired companies.

For instance:

Research involving almost 1,000 senior and middle managers found  90% were psychologically unprepared for the changes in status and organizational structure they would encounter following their mergers.

- Harvard Business Review

Target companies lose 21% of their executives each year for at least ten years following an acquisition. This is more than double the turnover experienced in non-merged firms.

- Journal of Business Strategy