Walid Bagga is a Strategy& partner based in Paris and a member of the Deals team. He has over 10 years of experience in supporting corporates and private equity firms in their most complex transactions (M&A, divestitures and alliances).
Walid is notably focused on supporting our private equity clients in their LBO and Build-up operations through pre- and post-deal operational assistance.
His fields of expertise are:
- Mergers and acquisitions and post-merger integration: operational due diligence, synergy assessment and implementation, overall management of integration programs
- Divestitures: carve-out/standalone due diligence, definition and implementation of standalone organizations, containment of stranded costs, elaboration and negotiation of transition services agreements, and overall management of separation programs
- Joint ventures and alliances: operational due diligence and cross-due diligence of partners' contributions, development and negotiation of transition services agreements and long-term contracts, operational governance, and implementation of combined business models
- Organizational matters and operational performance: corporate governance, redesign of processes and organizations, identification, planning and implementation of value creation initiatives
Walid joined the firm in 2011 and holds a Ph.D. from Telecom ParisTech. Before joining Strategy&, he worked for a leading global technology player and also for a pan-African private equity firm.