M&A Communications

This section features M&A communication playbooks and toolkits for internal and external stakeholders that your communications team can tailor to the particulars of a deal.

Merger communication documents to get ready specifically for Day 1 can be found at M&A Day 1.

Pre-close plans should cover not just Day 1, but also the 180-day period after close. The flow of information needs to be continuous and specific to maintain a sense of continuity and reduce uncertainty. Stakeholders tend to react negatively to ambiguity. While acquirers can't immediately answer all questions, they can still explain their objectives and commit to answering questions at a specific pace and time.

Answers to Employee FAQs

M&A Communication Planning

M&A Communication Best Practices

M&A Communication to Employees

M&A Communication to Customers and Suppliers