The Dirty Dozen of M&A

The Dirty Dozen of M&A

In 1993, Gordon Dupont came up with the concept of the ‘Dirty Dozen’ human factors while working for Transport Canada. These were the most common factors which could act as precursors to aircraft accidents or incidents.

When I saw the Dirty Dozen, it was clear that without any change, they were just as applicable to Mergers and Acquisitions. Just like aviation, any one factor can cause your deal to crash and burn. And just like aviation - you need to avoid that if at all possible!

What is Merger Integration?

What is Merger Integration?

Merger Integration means one thing - Doing what you said you would do.  The Integration phase of a merger or acquisition is the implementation of the plans you have put in place.  But without these plans, your deal is going to fall flat.  This video talks about the 4 main things your integration plan needs to have in place.

Property Letting - The Case for Consolidation

Property Letting - The Case for Consolidation

The UK Property Letting sector has seen a significant amount of legislative change over in 2016 and 2017.  The implications of these changes will continue to be felt for the foreseeable future, as elements continue to be rolled out.  However, this dynamically uncertain environment presents an opportunities for those that want to take it. This short article presents the case for consolidation by merger or acquisition within the UK Property Letting sector.