Merger and Acquisition Services

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 ever undertake.

Deloitte is the only professional services firm that can advise strategic corporate buyers and private equity investors throughout the entire M&A deal life cycle. From conceiving strategy to selecting the right partner. From conducting thorough due diligence to closing the deal. From beginning to end, we align our services to address your transactions, integration, and separation needs, all with the goal of generating value for our clients.

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Understanding the challenges faced during Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) is a key factor to its success. We at Deloitte have experienced these challenges during our history and this places us at an advantage compared with our competitors. We are a vibrant player in the financial sector in providing M&A services and have provided our services to top banks listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

When buying or selling a business, the M&A Transaction Services professionals at Deloitte work with clients to achieve their strategic objectives and to derive optimal value from their transactions. With a global network comprised of practitioners in more than 150 countries around the world, the M&A Transaction Services team has the geographic breadth and technical depth necessary to ensure consistent, seamless services.

Leveraging the knowledge of industry and functional specialists from across the Deloitte Global Network, our full-time transaction practitioners have M&A expertise gleaned from their involvement in hundreds of previous deals, and a team focus on full deal cycle. We utilize a hub and spoke approach, with a senior partner coordinating the various aspects of all of our services. This allows our clients to benefit from a highly experienced and diverse transaction team combined with efficiently organized delivery. 

Deloitte’s M&A Transaction Services team offers clients a full range of services, from pre-transaction advisory to post-transaction implementation consultation and execution including the following services:

  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Commercial Due Diligence
  • Target Screening
  • Model Review
  • Vendor assist
  • Vendor Due Diligence
  • Bid Support and Defense
  • Carve-outs and Separation
  • Integration Planning and Execution
  • Sale and Purchase Agreements
  • Project Review
  • Post-merger Integration
  • Reporting Accounting


From financial, tax, operational and IT due diligence to structuring advice and financing options, our dedicated advisors bring experience and knowhow to assist in navigating the complexity in the closing process

Over 6,000 Advisors

Present in over 150 countries

Deloitte’s M&A professionals total over

3,500 in Americas

1,500 in EMEA

1,000 in Asia-Pacific

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Bola Asiru

Bola Asiru

Strategy and Operations Director

Bola is a Director with the Strategy and Operations team. He is responsible for critical client projects in the areas of strategy, M&A due diligence, operational efficiency, finance transformation and... More