Understanding the Deal 4 S’s

  • Strategy for the deal
  • Synergy for the companies
  • Structure of the deal
  • Steps for the integration

Business and Integration Strategy

  • Acquisition process – where are we?
  • Business strategy for the acquisition
  • Integration strategy/milestones
  • Integration infrastructure

Business Strategy for the Deal

  • Why did we buy this company?
  • What is the strategic business objective?
  • What strengths do they have?

Synergy for the Deal

  • Business goals for the deal
  • Time frame to reach goals
  • Opportunities, constraints, or risks...


Slide titles:



Understanding the Deal 4 S's

Business & Integration Strategy

Acquisition Process

Business Strategy for the Merger

Synergy for the Deal

Structure of the Deal

Structure of the Deal

Integration Strategy for the Deal

Integration Strategy/Milestones

Integration Infrastructure

Integration Project Team Structure

Roles & Responsibilities - Steering Committee

Roles & Responsibilities - IMO

Roles & Responsibilities - Work Streams

Roles & Responsibilities - Subteams

Roles & Responsibilities - Implementation Teams