Published: 23 March 2023
Governance, including the establishment of an IMO, is a key part of the M&A integration process. Executive leaders need to create an effective IMO to mitigate the risk of functional silos, encourage broad collaboration and support timely decision making, resulting in effective synergy realization.
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Seventy-four percent of the top performers in merger and acquisition (M&A) use an integration management office (IMO) in managing their acquisition integrations.
The average IMO is staffed with 4.1 full-time equivalents (FTEs). On average, organizations that perform more than 2.7 transactions add additional resources to the IMO.
IMOs have varying durations. In organizations with a continuous stream of deals, they are a permanent part of the deal team structure. In organizations with gaps between deals, IMOs run only for the duration of a deal before being disbanded. This period can vary from a few months to 24 months depending on
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