Transaction strategy

EY-Parthenon teams can support you with the development, evaluation and end-to-end execution of your transaction strategy. They work with you as you assess and prioritize investment and portfolio optimization opportunities and identify targets to help achieve full potential.

What EY-Parthenon can do for you

EY-Parthenon teams can help business leaders and CEOs answer the following questions:

  • What is the role of M&A within your growth and portfolio strategy?
  • Have you performed the necessary due diligence to ensure you are making the best transaction decisions?
  • How can you achieve maximum value and reduce risks through transaction execution?
  • Are you prepared for the challenges of merger integration?

EY-Parthenon transaction strategy professionals have experience in the following areas:

  • Operational and IT diligence

    We help our clients make sure their M&A strategy aligns with their larger business strategy and goals. We help them determine the right M&A structure to pursue. And, finally, we identify and assess targets based on a client’s strategic objectives.

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  • Commercial diligence (buy side)

    Using data-driven analysis, including the capabilities in primary and secondary research, and econometric analysis, EY-Parthenon professionals support clients’ diligence process in evaluating the attractiveness of a target’s industry, and assessing its competitive position and opportunities for growth.

  • Vendor due diligence (sell side)

    EY-Parthenon professionals assess clients in the exit phase of investment by articulating a portfolio company’s strategic position and future growth opportunities.

  • Integration strategy planning and execution

    EY-Parthenon professionals help clients through the development of an integration strategy, identification of synergies and value creation opportunities, development of combined commercial and operating model, and development of an integration master plan. They also help clients execute the integration process, realize and track synergies and manage communication and change throughout the integration process.

  • Divestiture strategy planning and execution (DivestCo and RemainCo)

    EY-Parthenon professionals support the development and execution of separation plans to reduce disruption to the ongoing business and disentangle complex areas — including customers and contracts, legal entities, IT infrastructure and applications, supply chain, finance & accounting and human resources. EY-Parthenon proprietary leading practice tools provide a robust platform to help manage your transactions in a coordinated manner.

  • Operational and IT separation

    EY-Parthenon professionals help clients separate people, processes, IT systems, assets, contracts and legal entities. We focus on key value drivers, during the sale or spin-off of a business unit, division or entire entity.


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