One of the biggest issues and leading causes of failure in merger and acquisitions, M&A, or business acquisitions in the Mid-Atlantic or nationally  is the culture clash caused by poor integration programs.   The continued success of a business after closing is not guaranteed.

Part of the key to post closing success is the new owners’ clear communications.  These communications must be given in a way that can be heard by the target company’s employees.  This requires pre-purchase due diligence about the employees and culture.  To read the article in CEO  Click here.

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