Asia post merger integration comes of age

Author: Tom Young | Published: 2 Mar 2016

As M&A volumes continue to rise, acquirers are dedicating more time and resources to post merger integration (PMI). But a one-size-fits-all approach won’t work, and bidders should prioritise the process.

That was the message from speakers at today’s IFLR Asia M&A Forum in Hong Kong, who shared their PMI tactics and concerns in Asian deals.

Clear planning was deemed to be most crucial to the process. "You can easily lose customers from the target company by simply not planning well," said Angie Au-Yong, regional general counsel at Citrix Systems. "You can leave customers...