For more than half a century and across thousands of transactions, we have pioneered the art and science of M&A communications.
Effective communications is critical to ensuring a successful transaction process; M&A communications require intense preparation, focus, and dedication on the part of buyers, sellers, and their advisors.
With senior-level counsel and clear objectives, we guide clients through every phase of a transaction – from planning to announcement, closing, post-merger integration, and beyond.
Effective communications during a transaction process requires coordination with a complex and diverse set of stakeholders. In turn, we design a holistic strategy to build understanding of the strategic wisdom and industrial logic of the proposed transaction. This results in flawless execution across specific milestones – all while being mindful of the unique dynamics of each transaction, whether friendly or contested; strategic or bolt-on; international or domestic.
Kekst CNC has unparalleled experience in counseling clients through some of the highest profile global M&A activity. For more than half a century and across thousands of transactions, we have pioneered the art and science of M&A communications – developing and translating a compelling narrative, guiding our clients across an evolving media ecosystem, and ensuring effective process management and operational support. Nothing we do is off the shelf, and we are proudly with you every step of the way.
Kekst CNC supports clients during every significant stage of a transaction:
Drafting key materials and helping to refine the narrative, assessing strengths and potential weaknesses of the transaction, identifying key third-party stakeholders, preparing for leaks, and monitoring relevant media activity.
Executing tailored outreach, building awareness and buy-in from all key stakeholder groups, and driving accurate and additive media coverage.
Managing potential challenges and providing regular updates to stakeholders to demonstrate momentum as certain milestones are reached, ensuring continued support.
Closing and Integration
Generating stakeholder support of integration plan and business strategy, supporting new branding/messaging initiatives, and building internal enthusiasm for closing.