Simple evaluation tool to describe and rate the strategic rationales of M&A projects or strategic partnerships.
M&A and Strategic Partnerships are an effective and vital strategic lever to scale, extend market reach and access new technologies & capabilities. They are an important part of a company’s growth strategy.
This tool helps to make a deal work, especially in the early phase of the decision. A clear evaluation and strategic rationale for an acquisition and partnership is crucial to identify the right target, define goals and set boundaries for negotiations.
The methodic approach helps to describe and rate the strategic rationale and benefits of your M&A project based on the six most important rationales for deal or cooperation.
The most common strategic rationales and benefits for Mergers & Acquisitions and strategic partnerships
- Acquire new customers
- Boost growth and increase revenue
- Improve customer experience and offer new services
- Improve efficiency and decrease operating costs
- Access new technologies and IP (Intellectual property)
- Expand geographic reach
Please feel free to add or change strategic rationales which apply for your project.