Mergers & Acquisitions

Protect Your Business’ Reputation: Know Yourself

The following LTPR article ran in Oregon Business magazine on May 12, 2014:  This past quarter, we've seen an increase in business leaders contacting us concerned about their company’s reputation. With unexpected security breaches, leadership transitions and M&As, a business’ current reputation can make or break...

Communicating a Merger

Yes, that is a Liger -- the merging of a lion and a tiger. Corporate mergers are similar as they are the combination of two companies down to their very core. DNA from business “Tiger” and business “Lion” must mix to create a successful new, blended...

How to Announce an Upcoming Merger

You recently received a memo from your company’s board of directors saying your business is merging with another (cue the ominous music as all the hypothetical scenarios, questions and concerns race through your mind). As the communications representative, you’re in charge of getting the word...

Merger & Acquisition Communications for HR Professionals

M&A activity is increasing across several key industries and many companies are turning to HR to fulfill the communication needs of the integration process.  Internal communication to employees is the secret to making an M&A deal truly successful, and LT Public Relations provides M&A communication...

PR and HR: Communications and Culture “R” Us During an M&A

Report from the April 17, 2013 Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) breakfast panel: "Leadership Challenges in Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Restructuring." Communication and culture are critical to merger and acquisition (M&A) success,  say panelists Tony Hunter, Chicago Tribune Company's CEO, Peter McDonald, United's COO  and Pamela Forbes Lieberman, True...