The Mercer M&A Ready™ Executive Development Program

26 April - 27 April 2017  Hong Kong, HongKong


  • Overview

    The program consists of an intensive and highly interactive two-day workshop covering every deal phase from planning through to post-deal implementation enabling you to identify and manage real-world people-related challenges, optimize the price paid and capture greater synergies from your transaction.

  • Why Attend

    Mercer's 30 years of M&A experience proves that strategic pre-deal preparation improves the organization's ability to support successful transactions. We believe that early strategy and planning help avoid costly mistakes, capture greater synergies and improve overall results.

  • Who Should Attend

    Business leaders, senior HR executives, corporate development / strategy and finance executives

  • Agenda

    The full agenda is available here

  • Facilitators

    Phil Shirley
    Head of Multinational Client Group, Hong Kong  

    Phil is a Partner and leader of Mercer’s Multinational Client Group in Hong Kong.

    He has 26 years of experience in retirement, HR and M&A consulting and during this time he has worked on numerous due diligence and post-merger integration projects. Phil advises large Asian companies on their cross-border transactions and overseas expansion. He frequently conducts client training workshops around HR M&A topics and is a regular speaker at industry events.

    Previously Phil led Mercer’s Asian actuarial and retirement business, and he continues to provide actuarial advice to retirement plan sponsors in the Asia region. Phil has a first class degree in business operation and control from the University of Salford, England, and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. 


26-27 April 2017


Hong Kong Football Club

HK$ 14,000

20% for early bird registration (if payment registration and full payment are receive at least three weeks in advance of the program)

25% for 2nd registration from the same company

50% for 3rd registration from the same company

15% for M&A Ready Alumni companies