Languages for communicating acquisitions

Once we started our comms plan for Day 1, the day of the public announcement of the acquisition, we had the challenge of the languages. Which languages should the assets (letters, social streams, newsletter and web contents, etc.) be localised to? Both companies are international and act in more than 50 countries around the globe. […]

Using social for M&A communications

We decided to use social media for both internal and external communications on Day 1, in addition to other channels. You might remember that “Day 1” is the way we call the day when the acquisition will be formally announced. We use SocialCast, internally. VMWare SocialCast is a social network and collaboration tool for the […]

M&A and Marcom

Few more days of relax before I will start working back on the integration project that has taken the last 3 months of my life. My company (ISYS, listed in the London Stock Exchange) is going to be acquired in a few weeks. It’s the biggest M&A deal in the field of Industrial Automation of […]