Acquiring a company means integrating people, analyzing capabilities, incorporating talent, establishing future models...
In M&A operations, the right management of people involved in the process is one of the main causes of the success of transactions.
Whether the buyer is a corporate or a financial investor, making the appropriate assessment of the management team and the "high potentials" will be a key element in the future of the acquired company. It is very important to align interests with the key teams and to be very careful and transparent with conveyed communication and messages when analyzing a corporate transaction.
Companies and private equity funds devote enormous efforts to perform commercial, operational and fiscal due diligences, economic assessments, strategic plans and other business analysis. All these variables are extraordinarily important when deciding whether to carry out a corporate operation.
Assessing the management team, as well as knowing their motivations, alignment with the new project plus concerns are a priority for buyers, who understand that the main asset of companies are their people.