Operations services related to acquisitions and transformation
Independent advice on synergies and operational improvements
Our clients are looking to increase transaction value through improving operational performance and proactively managing operational risks. For private equity investors, operational efficiencies and cost reduction continue to be a focus area, both during the acquisition due diligence and also post completion.
We combine extensive operational restructuring and performance improvement expertise to provide comprehensive insight in both pre-deal due diligence and post-deal value capture and enhancement.
Operational Due Diligence (ODD)
We perform pre-acquisition complex operational review across functions to identify process inefficiencies and opportunities for improvement and savings. We assist our clients with:
- Developing and understanding of the composition and nature of the target company’s cost base and operational capability,
- Reviewing and evaluating operational risks within a business,
- Identifying opportunities for further cost reduction and assisting in the development of performance improvement and value capture plans.
We aim to maximize the synergies resulting from company integration, especially in the areas of processes, organizations, management tools, software support and human resources.
During a carve-out, key operational elements are separated. Deloitte works with the client to set up appropriate processes and analyses which provides the client with detailed information, and subsequently comfort about the robustness of its standalone operations. We manage the carve-out process, prepare the necessary steps and measures for a successful carve-out, and run a plan immediately after it, including managing the necessary steps and changes.
We prepare a 100-day plan to identify core values and ensure effective and future growth of a company after merger, acquisition, or split. We supervise and manage adherence to / necessary adjustments to the plan during its execution.