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Mergers & Acquisitions

A deep understanding of organisations, their people,
culture and risk profile.

Due diligence and implementation planning

Due diligence is a critical step in any M&A deal, often accompanied by the added pressures of challenging timescales, incomplete information and the need to manage multiple work streams.

At Willis Towers Watson, we advise on circa 1,000 transactions each year across 120 countries worldwide. Our dedicated team of M&A specialists draw on this experience to provide clear, focused and insightful support to ensure that your due diligence is effective.

We'll go far beyond identifying business risks and HR challenges to provide you with a platform of solutions to optimise the deal outcome and deliver long-term business value.

Financial exposures

  • Identifying, quantifying and managing financial exposures
  • Property and casualty insurance risks, cyber and environmental exposures, compensation, pensions and benefits

HR exposures

  • Identifying 'red flag' issues, and making an important first step towards successful workforce integration

Deal terms

  • Turn due diligence findings into solutions
  • Capping significant exposures, warranty and indemnity insurance, cyber, environmental and tax cover

Implementation planning

  • Develop your plan for ‘day one’
  • Implement change management strategy and ensure continuity/extension of insurance