A Harvard Business Review Daily Stat released today shared the results of a McKinsey study that indicates 50% to 60% of the initiatives intended to capture synergies are strongly tied to information technology. While the premise of the article should come as no surprise, it highlights the importance of keeping IT front and center when approaching merger transactions.
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To read the McKinsey Quarterly article, click here. (Free registration required.) To read Pathfinder Advisors’ recent article discussing how companies can leverage IT to realize such synergies when pursuing merger transactions, click here.