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Reducing the MandA risks: the role of IT in mergers and acquisitions

Author: Vielba, Frank ; Vielba, CarolPublisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 200 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1403946787Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Reducing the MandA Risks The Role of IT in Mergers and Acquisitions Contents List of Tables and Boxes List of Figures Acknowledgements viii xi xii Part I Setting the Scenes 1 Introduction Moving IT up the agenda Researching the area MandAs - old and new International and domestic activity Size matters Industries and sectors Building the cases The lessons learnt The style of the book A reader's guide to the structure of the book 2 The MandA Landscape The long-term pattern of MandA activity Global drivers of MandAs The scale of current MandA activity Changes in the legal environment MandAs in the IT sector Predictions for the future 3 3 6 6 7 8 10 11 15 15 16 18 18 19 22 23 24 26 Part II Implementation Issues 3 The Business, Technology and Management Model The business context The technical context The management context 4 The Business Context The role of IT in the business The company's acquisition strategy 31 32 34 35 37 38 39 The MandA target The MandA decision IT strategy within the business The role of IT in the MandA team Due diligence The implementation timetable Management of the MandA process Prior mergers and acquisition experience 5 Technical Issues Technology Strategy 6 Management Issues Strategy and leadership Planning, management and communications External relations Post-integration review 43 43 45 46 47 50 52 54 56 57 67 83 83 90 102 105 Part III Best Practice 7 The Phase Model The phase model 8 Due Diligence Involving IT in due diligence The IT task in due diligence Deliverables 9 Detailed Assessment Introduction The As-Is model The To-Be model 10 Integration Planning Executing the plan Monitoring and control Concluding remarks 109 110 116 116 117 122 124 124 125 129 145 145 148 152 159 11 Post-integration Review 160 Part IV Closing 12 The Role of the External Consultant The advantages of using consultants The disadvantages of using consultants 13 Conclusions The three ways of reducing IT risks The future Preparing to face the future Appendix I Agenda Used During Interviews with CIOs Appendix II References Index 171 172 173 183 183 184 186 188 189 191 194

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