Case study

Merger integration planning for an agriculture company

Situation

An agriculture company was supported by a consultant in synergy identification and realization. Delivery Partners supported the consultant across three thrusts: integration office and program management, synergy value capture, and merger enablers.

Our work

  • Provided benchmarking support in the area of organization restructuring including consolidation of head offices and organization redesign
  • Conducted detailed customer segmentation
  • Helped develop customized benefit tracking tools
  • Coordinated overall master plan development and drove the integration program to an agreed timetable

Results

  • Helped consultant deliver 130% of targeted synergies in first year
  • Consolidated head office locations and supported implementation of new organizational structure
  • Delivered at upper end of savings range on procurement cost savings targets