Have a dedicated M&A team: European and US companies have a dedicated team for mergers and acquisition-related work. However, Chinese companies often have to reassign people to a merger on top of their regular work.
Stenvall Skoeld & Company’s Carl-Johan Skoeld was interviewed for the article and said: “The companies that have done well have a clear strategy in place. Before they make an acquisition, they have a clear idea of what they want to achieve and how it lends synergy to the company.”
Read the full by Julia Hollingsworth article in South China Morning Post