At Deloitte, we know that every single choice matters. And when it comes to bringing organisations together through mergers and acquisitions or creating new entities through separations and divestitures, there’s no time to second-guess. With the combination of technology and experienced professionals, we uncover, create, and drive maximum value across every stage of a deal.
Our network of M&A professionals can help you unlock value across the deal lifecycle.
Accelerate growth and assess opportunities
Combining local and global expertise, we build the right team to explore potential growth strategies, assessing how emerging tech can accelerate inorganic and organic growth opportunities.
Our target screening approach and experience helps identify attractive and plausible acquisition targets, encompassing options to diversify or increase market differentiation.
Prepare for the transaction. Identify and mitigate transaction and closing risks
To facilitate our clients’ ability to make fully informed transaction decisions, we use our extensive deal and industry experience to highlight key issues and navigate blockers in valuations; deal structure; execution efforts and integration or separation planning.
Throughout the diligence process we impartially interrogate the deal, provide solutions to any risks, and identify and quantify potential upsides. An executive briefing plan and board paper help ensure senior stakeholders understand the deal rationale and its implications, including closing risks.
Set-up for success from transaction close
Whether integrating or separating an entity, our team develops a plan to deliver on the anticipated business synergies. This can include running workshops to assess how sales teams, suppliers, employees, systems and processes will integrate; developing a customer retention plan and ensuring all regulatory and compliance obligations are met.
To unlock the full value of the transaction, we can also create and design talent retention programs, and help manage change and communication initiatives to drive a smooth and successful transaction.
Evolve your business to realise greater value
The complex nature of an M&A deal will often prompt our clients to seek a more in-depth and robust understanding of potential disruptors and transformational opportunities to evolve and advance their business.
This might include assessing avenues for value creation, exploring performance improvements or reviewing readiness for disruptive technologies or events that may impact the future stability and success of the business.
Make decisions with confidence
The pace of today’s M&A activity demands that decision-makers be able to make the right moves confidently and swiftly to capitalise on new opportunities.
Our network of M&A professionals are forward-looking specialists with unparalleled experience, skills, and deep industry expertise. By combining these capabilities with proprietary tools and analytics, we identify key risks and rewards, so you can confidently navigate M&A complexities.
For sellers, we help you understand the potential risks and rewards of a divestiture. We assess your situation and support your negotiating position to maximise the sale price and execute the deal with minimal disruption to remaining operations.
For buyers, we recognise the need to unlock value at every stage. We work with you to identify potential targets and support an efficient transaction process for the most complex deals. We also help align deals with your strategic business objectives, maintain compliance, and enhance value through integration and potential upside opportunities.
With building value at the core of our focus, we work seamlessly with you across all stages of planning and executing acquisitions and divestitures.
Client success stories & experiences
Accelerated and Differentiated Outcomes
Our advanced analytics capability identifies deep insights in hours versus weeks, delivering accelerated, game changing outcomes when it matters most. iDeal combines tools, processes and techniques to produce big-picture insights with a microscopic level of detail.
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) decisions are driven at least in part by data. In the past you might not have known the story behind the numbers until your business was in the trenches of post-deal transition. Today, you have M&A data analytics. Within the typical tight timeframe of most deals, iDeal enables you to go deeper into the data to find the story behind the data – while there’s still time to take action.
Cut through complexity leveraging our AI and cognitive analytics. With market-based benchmarks and our vast industry knowledge for valuation insights power and inform your decisions. ValueD can bring clarity to complexities and offers new insights for better and more strategic decisions using real-time visualisation.
With ValueD, we can help you access the right information to make informed business decisions and mitigate risks to maximise internal, external, and shared values. Real-time scenario analysis, advanced analytics, and sensitivity capabilities allow us to efficiently identify impactful assumptions and inputs, as well as potential impact on stakeholders and society at large.
Enhanced quality: Utilises AI and cognitive technologies coupled with our experience to enhance quality and reliability.
Business insights: Provides benchmarking and insights based on a variety of research and proprietary databases to deliver value creation insights that enable informed business decisions.
Mergers & Acquisitions Central
Accelerate planning and realisation of project value with holistic, cloud-based M&A project management technology that standardises program delivery and enables real-time collaboration. M&A Central is our proprietary, market-leading tool to drive execution. Leverage dynamic dashboards, interdependency management, synergy tracking and secured clean rooms.
M&A Central standardises program delivery and enables real-time collaboration to drive program executions. This market-leading cloud-based program management tool creates opportunities to identify and engage with ‘off track’ initiatives that require support, reduces the need for management office support and reduces physical labour hours.