Carve-Out Management Office

We can help you in managing the overall process of the carve-out identifying and controlling risks and critical situations.

Client challenges

  • The time required to keep track of all the activities going on in the project
  • Business as Usual to be managed while the carve-out is going on
  • High and/or unknown carve-out risks
  • Unquantified carve out costs
  • Undefined level of integration of the target into the seller organization
  • Employee retention
  • TSA management

How we can help

  • Prepare a high-level plan to be shared and agreed with all the stakeholders
  • Asset sale preparation
  • Establishing team, processes and work schedule to manage carve-out activities
  • Communication program to support the transition period
  • Identify risks and manage them

Key benefits

Clear reporting to Board on carve-out plans

  • Risk mitigation
  • Clearly defined governance model, with defined roles and responsibilities
  • Defining what end-state look like for the target
  • Key staff identification and retention
  • Business continuity

Lessons learned

  • Teams often not aligned with a clear common goal
  • Poor mapping of TSA dependencies
  • Ineffective management of TSA’s
  • Missing /Postponing Milestones
  • Under-resourcing of CMO
  • Inadequate testing before “go live
  • Lack of prioritization resulting in too many “unnecessary” changes






Recent Carve-Out Management Office experience