Why Culture Matters in Mergers and Acquisitions

By Bruce Brownlee Why Culture Matters in Mergers and Acquisitions Companies may seem completely compatible at the beginning of the merger or acquisition process.  The legal and financial process moves forward and the merger and acquisition.  However, cultural incompatibility can convert what was an excellent opportunity for growth into a mediocre or dismal result. Regardless of which symptoms of culture-clash reveal themselves, the result is that cultural failure destroys the value [...]