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Synergies & Value Creation

Synergy identification & realisation as well as a proven forecast of the future development is the key for the transaction success and shareholders wealth.

Client challenges

  • Quality of financial information (financials, time horizon, KPI’s)
  • Complexity of synergy goals (targets, sources, implementation speed)
  • Viability of execution plan (work steps, planning horizon, feasibility & plausibility

How we can help

  • Independent third party quantifî-cation & qualification of synergies
  • 360° view on synergies and relevant work streams
  • Creating a basis for scenario analysis
  • Determination of possible problem areas in advance
  • Create a common understanding on the M&A objectives

Key benefits

  • Solid synergy qualification and quantification
  • Provision of a framework for a more complete valuation model
  • Basis for a reasonable pricing
  • Checking various scenarios
  • Control basis in any bidding war
  • Forecast of the future development and the impact of the M&A
  • Project plan for value drivers
  • Monitoring of the synergy realisation

Lessons learnt

  • Unrealistic imagination on synergies often predominant
  • Synergy realisation and shareholders wealth not always main M&A target
  • Synergy monitoring is a success key
  • Independent third party opinion on synergies important for deal financing
  • Forecasting of M&A impact on value creation delivers additional insights