HR transactions services

It’s a depressing figure: eight out of ten corporate transactions fail with most of their anticipated benefits never materialising. Why?

Because more often than not, most corporate HR functions are ill-equipped to deal with the variety of issues that crop up during a deal — everything from analysing corporate cultures to developing a plan for reshaping the employee cost base.

“Human resources, determining value for mergers and acquisitions”

It’s a depressing figure: eight out of ten corporate transactions fail with most of their anticipated benefits never materialising. Why? Because more often than not, most corporate HR functions are ill-equipped to deal with the variety of issues that crop up during a deal — everything from analysing corporate cultures to developing a plan for reshaping the employee cost base.

Our HR transaction services make sure you are paying sufficient attention to the human side of the transaction equation so you can achieve the full value of your transaction.  

Your challenges

You need to:

  • make sound cultural risk assessments
  • choose financially effective programme changes
  • harmonise HR with your business goals

How PwC can help you  

Our HR specialists will be with you at every step of the deal, from pre-bid through post-acquisition, providing services that include:

  • HRM due diligence, post-merger integration and carve-out
  • scoping out the people-related implications of your deal
  • bridging the gap between your HR function and your transaction team
  • devising a human capital strategy and design
  • putting the right people, processes and technology in place to manage new HR programmes
  • ensuring a smooth transition when adopting new equity, compensation, retirement, and health and welfare packages

Contact us

Michel Deboeck

Director, PwC Belgium

Tel: +32 2710 4370

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