DealTrack Blog — Mergers & Aquisitions

ERP agnostic rebate management system

Posted by Andrew Butt on February 20, 2018 11:14:00

Today's IT landscape in most large corporates consists of disparate systems:

  • Cloud apps
  • On premise ERP systems
  • Cloud-based ERP
  • Local systems and spreadsheets
  • Others

As a result, the world has moved from ERP being at the hub to integration services being the key.

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Topics: ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Mergers & Aquisitions

Realising merger & acquisition (M&A) synergies faster

Posted by Andrew Butt on February 16, 2018 11:35:00

2015 saw the highest level of merger and acquisition activity in the UK since 2007 according to research by Experian.  In fact, over 6500 mergers and acquisitions were completed in the UK in 2015 with a total value of £433bn.  This was the highest value of deals since 2000.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions

Central purchasing: data analysis for better negotiations

Posted by Andrew Butt on February 12, 2018 10:48:15

In order to prepare for major negotiations with suppliers, businesses often have to extract historical data from multiple systems: buying groups need information from their members' systems, newly merged businesses need information from different parts of the group. 

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Topics: Client Stories, Procurement Excellence, Industry Sector: Buying Groups, Mergers & Aquisitions, Central Purchasing

Central purchasing: consolidate purchase history across ERP systems

Posted by Andrew Butt on January 19, 2018 12:11:17

Negotiating deals for buying groups and businesses that have grown though acquisition or merger is a challenge.

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Topics: ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Mergers & Aquisitions, Central Purchasing

Post merger: do you need a consolidated ERP system?

Posted by Andrew Butt on May 22, 2017 08:23:00

How do you achieve a single ERP system across all businesses in a newly merged organisation?  Is a single ERP even necessary?

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Topics: ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Mergers & Aquisitions

How our software can assist  pre-merger due diligence

Posted by Andrew Butt on May 18, 2017 09:14:00

Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity often starts well before the actual merger with a period of due diligence where the value of the acquisition is assessed.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions

Managing B2B deals post merger and acquisition

Posted by Andrew Butt on May 11, 2017 08:34:00

We are witnessing a huge volume of merger and aquisition activity. 2015 saw the highest level of merger and acquisition activity in the UK with over 6500 mergers and acquisitions being completed in the UK with a total value of £433bn.  

Fast forward to today and merger and aquisition deals have totalled $42.9bn (£35bn), down 69 per cent on the same time last year, according to data from Refinitiv. But despite the large drop in value, the number of deals has fallen only five per cent.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions