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5 Common M&A Pitfalls to Avoid

This Maine Pointe insights paper is for CEOs and PE executives and discusses:

  • Why 70-80% of all M&As fail to achieve their financial goals
  • How to avoid the most common M&A pitfalls
  • How to beat the odds and realize exceptional growth opportunities relatively fast
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What's in this eBook?

Examine ways to ensure growth and maximize profits
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Utilizing data analytics to generate results

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Align leadership and focus on every aspect of new acquisitions

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Introduction

As stock prices and corporate cash levels continue to be close to record highs, and interest rates stay near historic lows, M&A activity over the coming year is set to remain high.

For CEOs and private equity executives with ambitious growth targets, acquiring another company can be a very attractive proposition. Yet survey after survey reports that as many as half of all mergers and acquisitions concluded don’t achieve their financial goals, and between 70-80% don’t create significant value. In the face of these disappointing statistics it’s an imperative for executives to change the way they approach transactions.

eBook: 5 Common M&A Pitfalls to Avoid

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