Gartner Research

Mergers and Acquisitions Create Opportunities and Threats for Insurance IT Departments

Published: 24 September 2009

ID: G00171162

Analyst(s): Steven Leigh , Juergen Weiss

Summary

Global life and P&C insurance markets are characterized by multiple mergers and acquisitions each year. IT departments in the acquiring and acquired companies must successfully integrate and streamline both departments to more effectively support the combined business.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Objectives of IT Integration
  • Integration Strategies
  • Opportunities and Challenges of M&A for IT Departments
    • Opportunities
    • Risks
  • Checklist for M&A
  • Summary

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.