Disruption and change are here to stay. Intense competition, ever-increasing shareholder expectations and digital innovations are driving leaders to rethink strategy. The result is an urgent need to adapt that in turn fuels increased inorganic transformation through deals.


At the same time, increasing complexity and cross-border dynamics make it difficult to realize value in M&A strategies. Assessing internal capabilities and preparing well in advance of inking any deals is critical to success.


Seeking expert advice

Whether you’re a serial acquirer looking to refine your current M&A processes or you’re new to M&A and want to set up a highly effective deal team, our advisors can help. We’ll put you on the path to developing a framework with the structure, tools and processes for success — even before you consider a specific deal.


The Mercer difference

Success requires a proven process and dedicated resources to create and capture the maximum value. Experience matters.


We are deal experts who understand how to mitigate risks, maximize value and moderate costs to create sustainable value that encompasses all human capital levers. Our deal experience and subject matter expertise, combined with battle-tested results from the field differentiates us.

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Mercer’s M&A readiness assessment process quickly identified the most easily achievable solutions, enabling HR to immediately partner with the business and improve how we meet deal challenges. Mercer helped us to develop a longer-term plan for upgrading our tools, processes and overall M&A capabilities.
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– SVP, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Fortune 500 company

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