Mergers and Acquisitions

From conceiving strategy to selecting the right partner…From conducting thorough due diligence to closing the deal…From beginning to end, Deloitte addresses your transactions, integration, and separation needs, all with the goal of generating value for your organization.

Bringing organizations together through mergers and acquisitions, or carving them out through separations and divestitures, are among the most complex business activities an organization will undertake. The transformational results from a successful transaction can be game-changing—while the risks associated with underperformance or failure are sure to keep executives up at night.

When the stakes are this high, there’s no reason to leave anything to chance. With more than 6,000 M&A professionals in over 150 countries, Deloitte is uniquely placed to advise strategic corporate buyers and private equity investors throughout the entire M&A deal lifecycle. Our range of services and solutions address your integration, consolidation and separation needs throughout the lifecycle of the transaction.

Enhance your competitive advantage before, during, and after the transaction with the power of Deloitte’s proprietary M&A analytics platform iDeal. Its rich data provides deeper intelligence for better-informed decision-making during the due-diligence, negotiation, and post-deal phases.

Whether your organization is focused on tactical growth, business rationalization, or cost reduction, our strategies and solutions are designed to generate maximum value for the business and its shareholders.

Leveraging our professionals’ industry-leading knowledge and powerful, data-driven insights, Deloitte’s M&A Strategy & Diligence service will guide you through the key business and risk-management processes, before, during and after a transaction.

Our professionals will also strategize, design, and implement end-to-end solutions for successful transactions, from advance-planning to post-transaction restructuring. They’ll help you drive performance and results in every key M&A-related function: project management, commercial activity optimization, operations and supply chain, IT systems, human capital management, and finance activities.

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Generative AI and changing M&A landscape

GenAI holds transformative potential in reshaping the M&A landscape. By integrating GenAI into the four stages of M&A lifecycle – strategy, execution, integration and transformation, significant cost benefits can be realised by intelligent target screening, automating back-office processes, due diligence efficiency, and shorter deal turnaround time leading to value creation and the successful execution of acquisitions. However, GenAI comes with its own set of challenges including data privacy concerns, regulatory compliance and substantial implementation costs which can impede its widespread adoption.

The state of the deal: M&A trends 2020

Will the M&A market remain strong in 2020? And which mergers and acquisitions trends will shape the year ahead? Our annual survey takes a closer look at M&A activity, with insight and perspective from corporations and private equity firms.

M&A industry trends

In the evolving world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), new trends and opportunities emerge so quickly that it's sometimes difficult for business executives to keep pace. 

Serial and parallel divestitures

Driving success in complex M&A transactions

M&A integration/separation/divestiture checklist for Day One readiness

Enabling business continuity through effective execution of complex M&A. M&A integration/separation/divestiture plans with measures of readiness—ready checkpoints (RCPs)—can help companies avoid surprises and maintain business continuity while executing complex transactions.

Future of the deal

Key trends and shifting gears influencing global M&A markets.

Past as prologue

What past M&A trends can tell us about the future.

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Sumeet Salwan

Sumeet Salwan

Partner, Consulting, Deloitte India

Sumeet has 20 years of experience in outsourcing and services globalization industry. Consulted multiple global organizations in building complex multi-function (Finance, HR, IT, procurement) SSCs tha... More