With a 70% failure rate in M&A, the stakes are high
during the transition of a sale in Asia. Strategies on human
resources and IP protection are essential. "Integration is
Rabindra Jhunjhunwala, Khaitan & Co in Mumbai.
"It’s not just about popping the champagne, but
how well prepared a business is once it is beyond the finishing
Human resources is a top concern, especially if dismissals
are necessary and countries have strict laws around employee
protection. Considerations include transfer or dismissal of
employees, and uniformity of contract terms.