Avoiding the Post M&A Failure Trap

70-90% of all M&A transactions ultimately fail. Why? Most organizations do not properly account for challenges such as post-merger integration, cultural fit, and more. 

In recent years, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has increased across the association sector. From associations looking to broaden their reach to those acquiring new capabilities to expand their value propositions, mission-driven associations are increasingly turning to M&A (and other strategic transactions) for new ways to drive greater value and social impact in today’s increasingly competitive landscape.

This development begs several important questions for association leaders:

How do I know if M&A is right for my association?

What questions should my board and I consider before exploring M&A opportunities?

Which key stakeholders need to be part of M&A conversations?

How do I structure an M&A transaction to protect the interest of my association?

How do I ensure a proper integration and cultural fit once the deal is done?

Are there special considerations for international or global associations?

What about the difference between traditional mergers and buying service providers?

To answer these questions and more, join the ASAE Executive Management Professionals Advisory Council Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET for a free webinar on what association leaders need to know about M&A now. Hear from a distinguished group of association leaders who have “been there and done that” when it comes to M&A who will share their best practices and hard-won lessons learned you can leverage in your association’s growth and expansion efforts.

This webinar will help you and your association understand the pitfalls associated with what happens after the deal is signed to help you ensure early- and long-term success.

Presenters | Panelists:

Ellen Collins | Executive Director, Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Sherrif Karamat | President & CEO, PCMA

Pietro Macchiarella | Director, Center of Excellence, Young Presidents’ Organization Moderator

Rhea Steele | Chief of Staff and Vice President of Strategy and Governance, School Nutrition Association

Live attendees will earn 1 CAE credit hour for attending!

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