Many acquisitions fall short of expectations because of a failure to understand the importance of communicating. Even though the deal may look great on paper, it's important to pay attention to the communication needs of the post-acquisition integration process. That's the secret to making a bank M&A deal truly successful.
Harmonizing two corporate cultures takes time. Communicating to deepen new customer relationships and build brand loyalty takes ongoing effort over an extended period of time.
Casey Boggs is president of LT Public Relations and can be reached at email@example.com.