MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Properly assessing technology is crucial to successful merger integrations.  Failed M&A efforts can largely be attributed to inefficient technology due diligence and poor IT platform and organization integration.  Infinity Tribe works with clients to confront head-on the complexities of M&A as they relate to IT, from strategy and planning through integration and platform optimization.  Work side by side with us to realize the value technology brings to your deals.

DEAL ADVISORY and INTEGRATION PLANNING

Whether its deal screening or pre-close, Infinity Tribe provides a structured and clear process to help our clients understand the IT integration options, as well as the associated impact and risks of the acquisition.  Through assessing existing IT environments and capabilities, we quickly identify congruities and disparate gaps, developing plans and timelines and estimating capital and short-term operational budgets for the smooth transition of systems and support responsibility.  Key areas of the IT merger integration are:   

  • Applications

  • Infrastructure

  • Data Management

  • Security & Compliance

  • Operations

  • Executive Level Reporting

  • Vendors

  • Support

Delivery

  • Asset Onboarding/Integration Plan and Roadmap

    • scaling and integrating the acquired technology with the company's existing IT platform

    • identify and action operational efficiency and business process optimization opportunities 

    • consolidate/integrate facilities, infrastructure, and applications

    • design optimal operating model

  • Reports Plan- to obtain necessary investment and operational reports during the transition

  • Day 1 Readiness and Resource Plan

  • Risk and Security Assessment- related to integration and operations

  • Cost Takeout Opportunities- identify areas for reduction in costs

  • Vendor Transition Services Agreement (TSA) - capture pricing synergy through vendor contract negotiations

INTEGRATION EXECUTION

Plans are nothing without being able to execute with measurable results.  Infinity Tribe uses its proven methodology to integrate data, systems, and processes while maintaining a business-as-usual environment.  It creates an integrated IT organization with consolidated applications and infrastructure with defined key metrics, taking into account future improvements and best practices.  

Delivery

  • Execute Asset Onboarding/Integration Plan

  • Execute Reports Plan

  • Day 1 Action Plan- implement day 1 action plan, including temporary resource management, short term connectivity

  • Manage Risk and Security

  • Capture Cost Takeouts

  • Manage Vendor Transition Services Agreement (TSA)

  • Change Management

  • Support