eMerger: Software for M&A Integration Planning and Communication

eMerger is online software for merging organizations that seek a proven integration methodology. The software is based on our 35 years of experience consulting to the corporate world’s best-known companies on merger integration.

eMerger is packed with tools, templates and examples of deliverables for every step of integration and communication planning.  

PRITCHETT Consulting ClientsMerger Integration Certification Workshop Attendeesand Website Subscribers can access our eMerger software. They can also access everything else-all the presentations, playbooks, books, articles, checklists, assessments, videos, webinars, research, tools, and templates on MergerIntegration.com.

M&A Integration Planning Software (Includes 20 steps, 107 tasks, and 45 tools)

eMerger Full Version

Objective: Creating a blueprint for the integration

  • Using eMerger templates and tools
  • Creating an Integration infrastructure
  • Developing key strategies for the new business
  • Determining overall Integration initiatives
  • Timing significant changes
  • Measuring success
  • Tracking overall costs and benefits
  • Identifying and documenting Lessons Learned

M&A Communication Planning Software (Includes 15 steps, 55 tasks, and 39 tools)

Objective: Developing a consistent process for communicating

  • Chartering the Communications Announcement Team
  • Developing the Core Messages
  • Detailing the strategy and plan for ongoing communications
  • Planning the Announcement event
  • Chartering the Communications Task Force
  • Creating a plan for ongoing communication
  • Documenting the Communication Strategy and deliverables
  • Identifying and documenting Lessons Learned
Communication Plans

 

 

List of Tools in eMerger

 

eMerger Integration Planning Tools (Top)

Charter for Integration Team
Charter for Task Forces
Communication Major Events Timeline
Comparative Analysis Review Agenda
Comprehensive Plan Presentation Agenda
Comprehensive Plan Presentation Notification
Confidentiality Guidelines and Suggestions
Contact Sheet for Integration Team and Task Forces
Core Message Document
Corporate Strategy Analysis
Criteria for Selecting Integration Team and Task Force Members
Decisions Required Tracking Document
Financial Impact Analysis
Function Relationship Map
Goals Worksheet
Governance Document
High-Level Core Process Analysis
Implementation Plan
Integration Methodology Presentation
Integration Planning Budget
Integration Project Team Structure
Integration Strategy Definition for Integration Team
Integration Strategy Definition for Task Forces
Integration Strategy Worksheet
Integration Team High Level Integration Plan
Kickoff Agenda for Task Forces
Kickoff Agenda for the Integration Team
Kickoff Notification for Task Forces
Kickoff Notification for the Integration Team
Kickoff Presentation for the Integration Team
Lessons Learned Report
Major Milestones
New Word Glossary Form
Operating Style Analysis
Organizational Structure and Asset Review
Overview of Merger and Acquisition Concepts and Terminology
Press Release Outline
Priority Initiatives
Roles and Responsibilities During Integration
Roles, Responsibilities and Governance Matrix
Task Force Detailed Project Plan
Task Force High-Level Initiatives Worksheet
Task Force Integration Checklist
Task Force Integration Plan Presentation
Task Force Matrix

 

eMerger Communication Planning Tools (Top)

Announcement Presentation to Acquiring Company Employees
Announcement Presentation to Employees of the Acquired Company
Anticipating Questions
Charter for Communication Announcement Team
Charter for Commmunication Task Force
Common Commmunication Mistakes
Communicating Confidentiality Guidelines and Suggestions
Communications Matrix for Announcement
Core Message Data
Core Message Document
Customer Letter
Decisions Required Tracking Document
Development Plan for Announcement Communications
Employee Communication Effectiveness Survey
Employee Letter/Email
Evaluating Communications Effectiveness
Event Evaluation Form
Guidelines for Communicating with Employees
Impact of the Merger Survey
Key Points to Share with the Communications Announcement Team at Kickoff
Kickoff Agenda for the Communications Announcement Team
Kickoff Presentation for the Communications Announcement Team
Leader's Guide
Lessons Learned Report
Meeting Logistics
Newsletter Updates
Ongoing Communications Development Plan
Ongoing Communications Matrix
Press Release
Roles and Responsibilities During Integration
Selecting Communications Announcement Team Members
Selecting Skilled Messengers
Skilled Messenger Issues Log
Skilled Messenger Program Kickoff Materials
Skilled Messenger Program
Task Force Weekly Status
Time Schedule for Announcement Communications
Time Schedule for Ongoing Communications