Transaction strategy and execution

EY-Parthenon teams can support you with the development, evaluation and end-to-end execution of your transaction strategy. We deliver operational due diligence, deal management, functional support (e.g. IT, Finance) and value creation advice and support. We advise our clients early to navigate transaction risk and increase value, from deal inception, to execution, and then driving toward longer-term transformation.

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:

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The team

Brian Salsberg

EY Global Buy and Integrate Leader

Passionate acquisition and merger integration leader and aficionado of all things deal-related. Global citizen. World traveler. Husband. Father of two.

New York, USA

Elizabeth Kaske

EY Americas Strategy and Transactions Buy & Integrate Leader

Focused on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and large-scale transformations. Mother, golfer, runner. Enjoys yoga, wakesurfing and global travel.

San Francisco, USA

Sonal Bhatia

Americas EY-Parthenon Transaction Strategy & Execution Leader

Passionate about helping clients achieve their full potential through rigorous execution of their growth, portfolio and M&A strategy. Ardent supporter of diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Chicago, USA

Jeff Wray

Global EY-Parthenon Leader

Passionate leader focusing on large scale opportunities in retail and consumer products. Fascinated about how products get to market. Excited about the breadth and depth of knowledge within EY.

Philadelphia, USA

Jennifer Pitts

Ernst & Young LLP US Strategy and Transactions Principal

Strategic advisor, focused on complex transactions. Empowers people. Champions a culture of belonging. Drives transformational change. Wine enthusiast. World traveler. Teacher. Continual learner.

Chicago, USA

Melissa Glasser

EY-Parthenon Principal, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young LLP

Helping clients strategically transform operating models. Passionate about people, especially mentorship. Traveled 75+ countries. Hiked to Everest base camp. Family first; three incredible nephews.

New York, USA

Our latest thinking

M&A outlook signals rebounding US deal market in 2024

Based on economic and market indicators, the latest EY-Parthenon Deal Barometer predicts a rise in deals in the 2024 M&A outlook. Learn more in the report.

10 May 2024 Gregory Daco + 1

How divestitures can fire up growth with a focus on commercial strategy

CEOs and their teams can prioritize commercial strategy when planning a carve-out or other separation to help ignite future growth. Read more.

13 Feb 2024 Dietrich Chen + 1

Macro Bites: M&A deal activity in 2024’s nuanced macroeconomic environment

A nuanced macroeconomic environment provides opportunities for increased M&A deal activity in 2024.

31 Jan 2024

CEO Survey: Focus on GenAI strategy to accelerate growth

Our survey finds US CEOs preparing for a new normal of costly capital while M&A intentions remain strong and divestment plans are robust.

30 Oct 2023 EY Americas

Reframing the future of an iconic skiwear brand

EY-Parthenon helped BOGNER return to profitability in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

26 Apr 2023 Falco Weidemeyer

How spin-offs are a catalyst for increasing leadership diversity

Spin-offs can be an opportunity for companies to increase leadership diversity. Learn more.

18 Nov 2022 Abbie Liederman + 2

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