Post-Merger Integration Presentations

This section provides over 140 post-merger integration presentations developed by our consultants on M&A integration and divestiture projects. The presentations are organized under the steps of the world-class M&A integration methodology.

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Step 1: Define M&A Integration Strategy and Guiding Principles

Step 2: Define M&A Integration Governance

Step 3: Conduct Joint Integration Management Office (IMO) Meeting

Step 4: Provide Post Merger Integration Training

Step 5: Develop Post Merger Integration Risk Mitigation Plan

Step 6: Develop Post Merger Integration Culture Plans

Step 7: Develop Post Merger Integration Communication Plans

Step 8: Develop Post Merger Staffing and Retention Plans

Step 9: Develop M&A Project Integration Plans

Step 10: Execute Acquisition Integration Plans (Includes Day 1 Plans)

Post-Merger Termination and Survivor Meetings
Post-Merger Termination and Survivor Meetings
16 Slides


  • Communications for April/May
  • Termination Impact Matrix
  • Business Rationale for Termination Actions
  • WARN Act (Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act) – Fresno only
  • Previous Severance Packages
  • Current Severance Packages
  • Termination/Survivor Meetings by Site
  • Email Invitations to Meetings
  • Support Materials for Conducting Termination/Survivor Meetings
  • Separation Package Contents
  • Site Meetings to Follow Earnings Call
  • Script for Conducting “Keepers” Meeting

Business Rationale for Termination Actions

  • During a recent two-day meeting, our Executive Team reviewed our customers, competitors, product portfolio, market opportunities, sales forecasts, and costs.
  • In general, our business is in good shape and growing, despite some very difficult market conditions. We continue to be a market leader. We are convinced that the merger has helped us maintain this leadership position in our highly competitive market.  However, to remain in alignment with our forecasts for the year, it is imperative that we cut operating costs by April 30th.
  • To determine where to make these cuts, we reprioritized our list of projects/programs and then assessed the resources assigned to each. We also assessed the support resources required to run the business. As a result of this analysis, we were able to identify reductions that could be taken without significantly impacting our highest priority projects/programs.
  • The reductions will be limited to three sites: Fresno, Oakland, and Norfolk.
  • While we regret the negative impact this decision will have on some individuals and teams, we are convinced it is the right decision for the business. 
  • The reductions being taken on Friday, April 26 th are the only ones planned at this time, but we will continuously re-evaluate our business and may make additional adjustments in the future, if required ...  

Step 11: Capture M&A Integration Lessons Learned