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The CSCO's Role in Making Mergers and Acquisitions Happen Faster

Published: 02 November 2016

ID: G00318327

Analyst(s): Jan Kohler


M&As are an important, strategic lever for enterprise growth. Successful acquirers capture the majority of targeted benefits in the first year after deal closure. Given their pivotal role in M&A integration, CSCOs must understand how to accelerate integration activities to deliver deal value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Why Accelerate the Supply Chain M&A Process?
  • How Can CSCOs Contribute?
    • Get M&A Ready
    • Get Involved Early in the Acquisition Planning
    • Establish Strong Governance, and Execute Decisively
  • Final Remarks

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