Answers to 8 common FAQs about integration planning such as:

When should the M&A integration planning process start? 

Planning should start two to three months before close or when the letter of intent is signed, whichever is earlier. It is difficult to deliver a smooth, effective Day 1 and achieve quick successes in the first 30 days without adequate pre-close planning. Starting the planning process early creates the momentum to integrate after close.  

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