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People expertise. Sustained performance.

 

In a world of business model disruption, inorganic growth strategies are increasingly critical to success. With investor pressure coming from all sides, this dynamic deal environment requires a combination of speed, capability and execution to deliver sustainable value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

 

With global scale and a local footprint, we have the business acumen, deal experience and people expertise to solve your toughest people challenges anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. We help you maximise value, mitigate risk and moderate costs to capture the full value of your deal.

 

The diversity of our clients — in size, maturity, industry sector and geographic location — means we collaborate with organisations to tackle a broad range of issues. Simply put, we know what needs to be done — when, how, why and by whom. We work with you to manage the deal chaos and complexity every step of the way to drive growth and soar to new heights.


M&A Advisory Services

 

Driving value in deals across all transaction types …

 

Our advisors work with corporate acquirers and financial investors on both the buy and sell side. Let us help you mitigate your most difficult workforce risks by leveraging our deep human capital expertise as well as our global insights and world-class capabilities across all lines of business.

 

Mergers and Acquistions

Capturing sustainable value is becoming increasingly difficult. Leaders of high-performing organisations recognise that achieving financial targets means analysing workforce issues with the same rigor as all other strategic elements.

 

 

Divestitures

Capturing sustainable value is becoming increasingly difficult. Leaders of high-performing organisations recognise that achieving financial targets means analysing workforce issues with the same rigor as all other strategic elements.

 

Restructure and turnaround

Capturing sustainable value is becoming increasingly difficult. Leaders of high-performing organisations recognise that achieving financial targets means analysing workforce issues with the same rigor as all other strategic elements.

 

Joint ventures and strategic alliances

Accelerating growth through joint ventures may seem like a faster alternative to deals. Yet achieving strategic objectives requires rigorous upfront planning to drive out performance.

 

 



How Mercer can help

 

.... throughout the lifecycle of the deal.

 

Our advisors work with corporate acquirers and financial investors on both the buy and sell side. Let us help you mitigate your most difficult workforce risks by leveraging our deep human capital expertise as well as our global insights and world-class capabilities across all lines of business.

 

Strategy and readiness

Anticipate the spectrum of people risks and strategies to address them given your strategic goals.

  • Investment thesis research
  • M&A readiness assessment
  • M&A playbook development
  • M&A Ready™ training
Due diligence

Conduct in-depth analysis on workforce issues to identify any material risks to purchase price, strategic objectives or integration.

  • Human capital due diligence
  • Separation diligence

 

 

Integration planning and execution

Execute rigorous governance and planning to ensure business continuity on Day One as well as longer-term integration success.

  • Integration planning
  • Separation planning
  • Turnaround planning
  • Project management office
Integration planning and execution

Drive deal success by effectively implementing Day One plans and monitoring results to maximise value.

  • Day One readiness
  • Integration management
  • Transition service agreement support
  • Separation management
  • Synergy capture

    

Driving deal value

 

More than ever, the challenge of managing talent, especially in the face of organisational transition, is what most concerns M&A professionals. 

 

Mercer helps corporate organisations, private equity  firms and superannuation funds to uncover people issues and manage organisational challenges, before they affect the value and  success of a deal, across all transactions types. Download the M&A advisory services brochure and learn how Mercer can assist your organisation.

    

Explore our Mergers & Acquisitions insights

 

   

 

Meet the Australian M&A team

 

M&A practice

Leandro Ribeiro

Leandro Ribeiro
M&A Leader, Pacific

Rewards - HR Due diligence

Chris Perritt

Chris Perritt
Rewards Leader, Pacific

Helen Tye

Helen Tye
Rewards Consulting, Pacific

Chris Perritt

Leona Nair
Consultant, Pacific

    

Organisation and talent strategy

Dr Ben Haste

Dr Ben Haste
Organisation Practice Leader, Pacific

Ephraim Spehrer Patrick

Ephraim Patrick
Partner, Pacific

Executive search and development

Chris Perritt

Gareth Jones
Business Leader, Pacific

Maria Leske

Maria Leske
Talent & Capability Practice Leader, Pacific

    

Retirement

Guy Holley

Guy Holley
Principal & Actuary, Pacific

Global mobility

Karla Costa

Karla Costa
Global Mobility Leader, Pacific

Health & benefits

Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown
Employee Health & Benefits Leader, Pacific

Brad Cady

Brad Cady
Client Manager, Pacific

    


 

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