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South China Morning Post

Seven steps that can spell cross-border M&A success for Chinese companies

Seven steps that can spell cross-border M&A success for Chinese companies

  • October 28, 2016
  • min read

South China Morning Post

Seven steps that can spell cross-border M&A success for Chinese companies

One way for Chinese companies to achieve success through cross-border M&A deals: retain top talent from both companies. Talent retention is important, but it is also important to ensure that they are aware of the benefit of the acquisition.

Bain’s Philip Leung says it is also important to figure out a plan B. “What if the person takes the money and goes. The management team may get rich because of the deal and they probably don’t want to work anymore, or don’t need to work anymore.”