Galina Wolinetz is the Managing Director at Virtas Partners. She is a multifaceted Senior Executive with 25 years of industry experience in execution of corporate strategic growth initiatives through mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations, from portfolio strategy development to post-merger integration.
She is an Executive Program Leader with demonstrated strong management, planning and organizational skills with ability to solve complex issues in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Post-merger integration program leadership of $18B+ acquisition generating near $1B in synergies.
Divestiture, often seen as far less exciting and glamorous than traditional acquisition, has many nuances that make it complicated, but it is a powerful tool in gaining value. Here we pull advice from practitioners with 1,000 deals behind them so you know specifically what to do and what not to do when it comes to divesting.
M&A deals are notorious for going belly up, particularly during the integration phase. Why is it that this phase of the process is the most difficult? Kison sits down with Galina Wolinetz from Virtas Partners and James Payne from Merger Integration Consulting to discuss.