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4 Essential M&A Integration Activities for R&D

Published: 25 March 2019

ID: G00707880

Analyst(s): Research and Development Research Team


Many companies find that R&D can be one of the more challenging functions to integrate following a merger or acquisition. Heads of R&D responsible for managing M&A integration can take four key steps to help their organization realize synergies more quickly and effectively.

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Formalize a Dedicated Integration Team

Take an Inventory of the Combined R&D Functions

Identify and Build Roadmaps around Differentiating Capabilities

Manage R&D Organizational Change

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