A Guide to Planning Successful Divestitures

How to Plan an Effective M&A Divestiture Process

An M&A Science Podcast

Hosted by Kison Patel

“There should be a clear expectation and guiding principles; What are we selling? How are we going to sell? And what is our seller commitment post-close?”

On this Episode

Al Ansari, a veteran divestiture and integration advisor currently assisting Cisco with the development of their divestiture methodology, discusses the strategies, decisions and planning behind successful divestitures.

Al explores when and why a company should divest, common divestiture challenges, the difference between divestitures and reverse acquisitions, and the importance and structure of a buyer compatibility matrix.


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