As you and your team execute your strategy through mergers and acquisitions, you will reach a number of critical decision points. Businesses are under more pressure than ever to deliver better, lasting results for stakeholders. At KPMG, we think like an investor, looking at how opportunities to buy, sell, partner, fund or fix a company can add and preserve value.

From identifying target markets, to performing due diligence, to realizing upside value or cost savings after a transaction, our mergers and acquisitions consulting teams can help you to confidently navigate the complexities of a deal, unlocking value at every stage.

Drive value across the mergers and acquisitions cycle

Mergers and acquisitions do not happen in a vacuum. So from your business strategy to your acquisition strategy, your plans for divestments or for raising funds, or even your need to restructure, every decision must be made in light of your entire business, your sector, and the global economy.

Quickly identify key risks and rewards throughout the mergers and acquisition lifecycle, even for the most complex transactions. By aligning deals with your business objectives, our teams can help you enhance value from integration and potential upside opportunities. Our integrated team of M&A specialists helps you navigate the critical stages of planning and executing a transaction.

Key questions for M&A buyers

  • Deal strategy: How do I maximize shareholder value, returns and economies of scale?
  • Option identification: What businesses can I acquire in my target markets?
  • Evaluation: Where are there opportunities to improve operating performance and/or release cash?
  • Deal execution: How do I get the deal done at the right price?
  • Pre-close: How do I plan for a successful Day 1?
  • 100 days: What is my plan for delivering the deal value?
  • Value realization: How do I maximize value?

Key questions for M&A sellers

  • Portfolio strategy: How do I maximize shareholder value?
  • Exit options: What are my strategic exit options to maximize shareholder value?
  • Preparing for exit: What is the value story and are there any quick wins prior to sale?
  • Deal execution: How do I get the deal done at the right price?
  • Pre-close: Am I ready to close?
  • Post-close: How do I capture the value created?
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Our mergers and acquisitions capabilities and solutions

KPMG in Canada has over 400 dedicated M&A professionals that assist clients and their management teams with the evaluation and due diligence of target companies and/or buyers to ensure the deal is done right. We offer tried-and-tested capabilities across the full spectrum of the M&A lifecycle, including due diligence, operations, tax and legal.

Our team of mergers and acquisitions specialists combine a global mindset and local experience with deep sector knowledge and superior analytical tools to help you navigate a complex, fragmented process.

From helping to plan and implement strategic change to rapid performance improvement that increases portfolio value, we focus on delivering tangible results. The kind of results that let you clearly see what you gained from the deal at hand, and what you want to bring to the next deal down the road.

Real results, achieved by integrated specialists.

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