ERP agnostic rebate management system

Posted by Andrew Butt on 20-Feb-2018 11:14:00

Today's IT landscape in most large corporates consists of disparate systems:

  • Cloud apps
  • On premise ERP systems
  • Cloud-based ERP
  • Local systems and spreadsheets
  • Others

As a result, the world has moved from ERP being at the hub to integration services being the key.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions, ERP Vendor Rebate Modules

Realising M&A synergies faster

Posted by Andrew Butt on 16-Feb-2018 11:35:00

2015 saw the highest level of merger and acquisition activity in the UK since 2007 according to research by Experian.  In fact, over 6500 mergers and acquisitions were completed in the UK in 2015 with a total value of £433bn.  This was the highest value of deals since 2000.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions

Central purchasing: data consolidation and analysis for better negotiations

Posted by Andrew Butt on 12-Feb-2018 10:48:15

In order to prepare for major negotiations with suppliers, businesses often have to extract historical data from multiple systems: buying groups need information from their members' systems, newly merged businesses need information from different parts of the group. 

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Topics: Industry Sector: Buying Groups, Mergers & Aquisitions, Procurement Excellence, Client Stories, Central Purchasing

Central purchasing: consolidating purchase history across multiple ERPs

Posted by Andrew Butt on 19-Jan-2018 12:11:17

Negotiating deals for buying groups and businesses that have grown though acquisition or merger is a challenge.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions, ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Central Purchasing

Post merger - do you need a consolidated ERP system to boost buying power?

Posted by Andrew Butt on 22-May-2017 08:23:00

How do you achieve a single ERP system across all businesses in a newly merged organisation?  Is a single ERP even necessary?

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Topics: ERP Vendor Rebate Modules, Mergers & Aquisitions

Due diligence pre-merger

Posted by Andrew Butt on 18-May-2017 09:14:00

Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity often starts well before the actual merger with a period of due diligence where the value of the acquisition is assessed.

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions

DealTrack post merger and acquisition

Posted by Andrew Butt on 11-May-2017 08:34:00

We are witnessing a huge volume of Merger and Aquisition activity. A great deal is written about the operational, organisational and process challenges post merger or acquisition by Bain, McKinsey, PWC, KPMG, Ernst Young  and other M&A consultancies who assist businesses with best practice for Integration Management Offices (IMOs).

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Topics: Mergers & Aquisitions