Gartner Research

IT Budgeting for Mergers and Acquisitions

Published: 29 August 2017

ID: G00317063

Analyst(s): Sanil Solanki , James Anderson


CIOs often fail to engage in the financial planning and control aspects of M&A-related integration activities early enough to enable the deal to deliver its full value. By taking a few simple steps, CIOs can help the enterprise more successfully manage the financial aspects of M&A integration.

Table Of Contents


  • IT Integration Costs
  • The Financial Setup
  • Phase: Scouting/Screening
  • Phase: Due Diligence
  • Phase: Integration Planning
  • Phase: Welcome/Signaling
  • Phase: Initial and Main Integration
  • Phase: Reaping Benefits
  • Conclusion

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