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September 25 2015

September 25, 2015 – Success After the Deal

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45

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18

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In some ways, the financial and legal details of a merger or acquisition are the easy part. Once those pieces are in place, the challenge becomes uniting companies that have their own distinct histories, cultures and processes.

This article includes:

  • The importance of finding a cultural fit
  • Tips for easing the transition
  • Integrating people and technology

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  • M&A Competition Heating Up
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
  • The Challenge of Noncompetes
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MRO distributor Stellar Industrial Supply, Tacoma, WA, found an ideal acquisition target in Impact Industrial Supplies, Tampa Bay, FL. The companies CEOs spoke with MDM about the deal that merged like-minded organizations with similar goals and cultures.

This article includes:

  • How the relationship between the two companies evolved
  • Creating a smooth transition for employees
  • Advice for successful M&A deals

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  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Global Industrial M&A Activity Keeps Pace in 2Q15
  • MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth

U.S. firms are struggling to fill key positions, according to the latest Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook.

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  • Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
  • CFO Optimism Not Rattled by Economic Tremors
  • College Connection: Virtuous Cycle

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

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  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Second Quarter 2015
  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Headwinds Intensify
  • Market Analysis: Bearings Consumption in the United States
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This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • M&A: Easing the Transition
  • Commentary: The Power of Precision Thinking
  • Case Study: Stellars Impactful Deal
  • CFO Global Business Outlook: Labor Markets Tighten
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Date: July 2015
  • MDM Inflation Index: August 2015
  • News Digest

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In some ways, the financial and legal details of a merger or acquisition are the easy part. Once those pieces are in place, the challenge becomes uniting companies that have their own distinct histories, cultures and processes.

This article includes:

  • The importance of finding a cultural fit
  • Tips for easing the transition
  • Integrating people and technology

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • M&A Competition Heating Up
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
  • The Challenge of Noncompetes
case_study

MRO distributor Stellar Industrial Supply, Tacoma, WA, found an ideal acquisition target in Impact Industrial Supplies, Tampa Bay, FL. The companies CEOs spoke with MDM about the deal that merged like-minded organizations with similar goals and cultures.

This article includes:

  • How the relationship between the two companies evolved
  • Creating a smooth transition for employees
  • Advice for successful M&A deals

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Global Industrial M&A Activity Keeps Pace in 2Q15
  • MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth

U.S. firms are struggling to fill key positions, according to the latest Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook.

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • Distributors Combine Traditional, New Means for Recruiting
  • CFO Optimism Not Rattled by Economic Tremors
  • College Connection: Virtuous Cycle

Modern Distribution Management's monthly Industrial Inflation Index measures a cross-section of industrial supplies.

This index includes:

  • Abrasives Products
  • Cutting Tools
  • Power Transmission Equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Valves, etc.
  • Power Tools
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Belting
  • Hand Tools
  • Misc. Metal

Subscribers should log-in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Pricing Trends Report: Second Quarter 2015
  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Headwinds Intensify
  • Market Analysis: Bearings Consumption in the United States
4518Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • M&A: Easing the Transition
  • Commentary: The Power of Precision Thinking
  • Case Study: Stellars Impactful Deal
  • CFO Global Business Outlook: Labor Markets Tighten
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade Date: July 2015
  • MDM Inflation Index: August 2015
  • News Digest

Are you a subscriber? Simply log-in to view this issue.