M&A Resources

It’s no secret that stakes are high when it comes to M&A. Whether you’re developing your acquisition strategy, evaluating new opportunities, or looking to shed non-core assets, find the right path forward with help from this resource library and our on-demand M&A consultants.

  • Identifying M&A Opportunities

    Identifying M&A Opportunities

    The leadership team and board of a major professional association were looking to accelerate growth via acquisitions, in parallel to a series of other important initiatives and didn’t have the...

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  • Inorganic Growth and Independent Talent: The Twin “Ins” of 2021

    Inorganic Growth and Independent Talent: The Twin “Ins” of 2021

    Businesses are making big moves to get back on track in 2021, with inorganic growth initiatives leading the way. Here's why independent talent are a perfect fit.

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  • Trends by Function: Business and Corporate Development

    Trends by Function: Business and Corporate Development

    Following the turbulence of last year, corporate development leaders are now charting a path to renewed growth in 2021 with help from high-end independent talent.

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  • Ensure Every M&A Is Successful with On-Demand Talent from Business Talent Group and Upwork

    Ensure Every M&A Is Successful with On-Demand Talent from Business Talent Group and Upwork

    BTG and Upwork provide seasoned, independent experts for each step of the M&A value chain—from strategy to due diligence to post-merger integration.

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  • Why Change Management Consultants Are Key for Complex Initiatives

    Why Change Management Consultants Are Key for Complex Initiatives

    Business transformation and organizational change initiatives are necessarily complex. Change management consultants can be invaluable to their success.

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  • Upwork and BTG for M&A

    Upwork and BTG for M&A

    To ensure every merger and acquisition is successful, find the expertise you need on demand. Gain access to a global pool of professionals through Upwork and Business Talent Group.

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  • Remote Consulting Jobs: How Top Companies Are Getting Critical Work Done from a Distance

    Remote Consulting Jobs: How Top Companies Are Getting Critical Work Done from a Distance

    Remote work has suddenly become the new normal for independent consultants. Here are the types of work best suited for remote consulting jobs.

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  • Implementation Planning for F200 Biotech Acquisition

    Implementation Planning for F200 Biotech Acquisition

    The Director of Product and Portfolio Management at a F200 biopharmaceutical company needed to replace a team of Big Three consultants who had begun working on the integration of a recent...

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  • Pharmaceutical Target Valuation

    Pharmaceutical Target Valuation

    The head of M&A at a global pharma company was evaluating an acquisition target based in India. His team had already assessed the company’s core business, but it needed help understanding the...

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  • Biopharma Due Diligence

    Biopharma Due Diligence

    A global biopharma company was evaluating an acquisition whose potential indications ranged from gastrointestinal disorders to ophthalmology. With a key leader out on vacation and the deadline for...

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  • Interim Executive for Complex Post-Acquisition Integrations

    Interim Executive for Complex Post-Acquisition Integrations

    A PE firm found itself in need of an interim C-level executive during a time of great change—the CEO of its recently integrated $600M travel and hospitality company had left abruptly right after...

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  • Assessing UK M&A Targets

    Assessing UK M&A Targets

    A US based technology company was expanding its European footprint. Looking to jump-start growth, the regional head of business development contacted Business Talent Group for support conducting...

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  • M&A: When Being in the Majority is Bad News

    M&A: When Being in the Majority is Bad News

    When you’re looking to grow, a merger or acquisition deal can be an attractive proposition. But the unfortunate truth is that most mergers and acquisitions fail—anywhere between 70% and 90%,...

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  • Business Talent Group Key Strengths: Mergers and Acquisitions

    Business Talent Group Key Strengths: Mergers and Acquisitions

    Jump-start your next deal with independent M&A consultants and experts from business talent group.

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  • 4 Myths About Freelance HR Consultants

    4 Myths About Freelance HR Consultants

    Disrupting long-stable industries can be invigorating, but for many of those industries’ incumbent organizations, it’s also a sudden wake-up call. Businesses that are bigger and better-established...

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  • Project Management and Market Analysis Rank Among Most In-Demand Consulting Skills

    Project Management and Market Analysis Rank Among Most In-Demand Consulting Skills

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  • 4 Tips for a Successful Merger Integration

    4 Tips for a Successful Merger Integration

    Statistically speaking, most merger integrations fail—between 70% and 90%, according to McKinsey and Harvard Business Review. What’s worse, those numbers are consistent in study after study… and...

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  • Top 3 Business Problems – Post-Merger Integration

    Top 3 Business Problems – Post-Merger Integration

    Post-merger integration is risky even for the well-prepared. Today’s deals are more complex than ever, and their value is always threatened by turnover, missed targets, and misaligned priorities....

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  • How to Select and Use the Right Metrics in Early-Stage M&A

    How to Select and Use the Right Metrics in Early-Stage M&A

    In the data-intensive field of early-stage M&A work, it can be daunting to decide which metrics to focus on. It’s also crucial to your ability to assess opportunities and create plans that truly...

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  • Top 3 Business Problems – Early-Stage M&A

    Top 3 Business Problems – Early-Stage M&A

    Business Talent Group’s independent consultants can help at all stages of the M&A lifecycle, but one place where they excel is at the start of a deal—or before, as executives seek to validate...

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