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


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

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