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Formulating a growth strategy and interim PMO for post-merger-integration at a landscaping group

A strategy paper for the German subsidiary had to be prepared during the parent company's strategy review process – Subsequently, a standardized comprehensive integration plan for upcoming acquisitions had to be created


Presentation of a market & competition overview, including e.g.

  • Market sizes according to services (new construction, maintenance), clients (B2C, B2B, B2P) and players (GaLaBau Pure Plays, facility managers, etc.)

  • Structural differences between segments and countries (e.g. with regard to average contract terms, profitability, outsourcing, etc.)

  • Competitive landscape, market shares and consolidation trends

  • Key purchasing criteria and key success factors

Conception and presentation of the strategy components, including e.g.

  • Assessing the opportunities and limitations of organic & M&A growth

  • Identification of attractive targets for geographic & segmental expansion

  • Drafting a HQ organization, incl. suggestion of a sensible degree of centralization for each function, high-level personnel planning and the evaluation of consolidation options with OpCos

  • Conception of promising recruitment measures

  • Outline of sensible rebranding approaches for OpCos

  • Outlining the key components of an IT strategy

  • Estimation of budget implications and formulation of decision requirements

Interim PMO for post-merger-integration

  • Identification, consolidation and documentation of relevant post-merger integration tasks as a ready-to-use PMI project plan, based on materials review, online research, expert interviews and brainstorming (incl. e.g. brand & comms, HR, IT, legal, finance, health & safety, procurement, operations)

  • Steering of functional departments during first 100 days of a post-merger-integration as interim PMO


Holistic growth strategy with management buy-in and subsequent release of funds, as well as a well-integrated business according to plan

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