Digital Excellence

M&A IT Project Management

IT Project management before, during and after merger & acquisition or organisational transformation projects.


Your company is facing one or more of the following challenges:

M&A projects often have to be carried out under high time and success pressure and with little lead time

In addition to organisational, legal and financial challenges, countless technical issues have to be solved

The separation of an IT landscape including applications and infrastructure during ongoing operations is like an “open-heart surgery

The integration of an acquired unit into an existing IT landscape involves several pitfalls on the way to reaching the often desired synergy effects

The necessary experience of the IT department with M&A projects, which is decisive for their success, is often lacking


aucoma relies on the following proven approach which will be adapted to your context:


Our experts will bring you one step closer to “Digital Excellence” with the following offering:

Support during IT Due Dilligence
Coordination of technical due dilligence phases focusing on the effort estimates for the integration of an entity’s IT landscape

Support M&A IT Project Setup/Initiation
Development of a clear project charter taking into account the framework conditions set by the M&A project

Project Management IT Carve-outs
Leadership of (IT) separation projects for internal separation of IT landscapes on application and/or infrastructure level

Project Management IT Migrations
Leadership of migration projects for data migration within or outside company boundaries (e.g. as part of a TSA phase)

Project Management IT Carve-ins/Integrations
Leadership of integration projects for the technical and organisational integration of an organisational unit into an existing or new IT landscape

Added Value

In cooperation with aucoma you may create the following value for your company:

Transparency regarding upcoming challenges and expenses

Forward-looking project planning thanks to project managers with many years of experience in M&A and migration projects in IT

Support on data and information security issues from experienced cyber security consultants

Planning reliability enables optimal use of resources, minimal friction and maximum benefit

Efficient & focused project implementation thanks to clearly structured and user-oriented approach

“Day One Readiness” – separation of system landscape while uninterrupted business continuity of the operational business is ensured

Neatly integrated organisational unit thanks to professional support in the integration project