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Optimize your firm for M&A growth transactions

Written on Feb 4, 2021

CPA firms are considering how mergers and acquisitions might factor into their futures – particularly post-COVID. 

“Firms often look to make an impact on securing their future in times of great uncertainty,” writes Kate Krupey in the January/February issue of CPA Voice. “Mergers can help by adding talent, diversifying service lines and securing succession planning. However, not all acquisitions are successful, and many take more time and effort than expected to realize the expected return on investment.” 

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Krupey says that one of the most neglected areas in preparation for an M&A opportunity is a firm’s organization of their own internal processes. When two firms come together without a level of organization and commitment to continually improving their processes, the deficit shows up in culture. 

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