The Human Capital Balance Sheet in M&A: Bringing expectations to life

Posted by Michael Fuchs, Ami Louise Rich, and Alisa Locricchio on March 25, 2019.

The typical M&A transaction can be thought of containing two main phases: Phase 1 is the run-up to Day 1—an intense period of targeting, deal strategy, due diligence, and Day 1 planning focused on maximizing potential value while just getting the deal done. Phase 2 addresses the longer term vision of the transaction from Day 2 and beyond—focusing on the most effective and efficient way to achieve all the strategic, financial, operational and functional objectives laid out during Phase 1. A focus on the Human Capital Balance Sheet is a critical way in which an organization can bring Day 1 expectations in sync with Day 2+ realities.

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