Mergers & acquisitions don’t happen because investors can afford it. They happen because leaders have a vision for the future. After the financial and legal pieces are taken care of, the next challenge is getting the team on board.

If the integration isn’t managed well, incorrect assumptions and rumors lead to confusion and delay, which invariably leads to a  disappointing outcome.

As many as 50% of mergers & acquisitions fail to meet first year expectations.


The majority of executives believe this is because of culture clash. Syncopated Consulting created a framework that focuses on employee experience in the most critical time of an M&A. By engaging employees in the right way at the outset, companies improve their ability to achieve their vision.