Restructuring Charges, Net
|12 Months Ended|
Apr. 30, 2017
|Restructuring Charges, Net||
7. Restructuring Charges, Net
During fiscal 2016, the Company implemented a restructuring plan in order to rationalize its cost structure by eliminating redundant positions and consolidating office space due to the acquisition of Legacy Hay on December 1, 2015. This resulted in restructuring charges, net of $33.0 million in fiscal 2016, of which $32.1 million related to severance and $0.9 million, related to consolidation/abandonment of premises.
The Company continued the implementation of the fiscal 2016 restructuring plan in fiscal 2017 in order to integrate the Hay Group entities that were acquired in fiscal 2016 by eliminating redundant positions and operational, general and administrative expenses and consolidating premises. This resulted in restructuring charges of $34.6 million in fiscal 2017 of which $16.0 million related to severance and $18.6 million related to consolidation of premises.
During fiscal 2015, the Company took actions to rationalize its cost structure as a result of efficiencies obtained from prior year technology investments that enabled further integration of the legacy business and the recent acquisitions (PDI and Global Novations, LLC) as well as other cost saving initiatives. This resulted in restructuring charges, net of $9.5 million against operations in fiscal 2015, of which $9.2 million related to severance and $0.3 million, related to consolidation/abandonment of premises.
Changes in the restructuring liability were as follows:
As of April 30, 2017 and 2016, the restructuring liability is included in the current portion of other accrued liabilities on the consolidated balance sheets, except for $4.6 million and $0.6 million, respectively, of facilities costs which primarily relate to commitments under operating leases, net of estimated sublease income, which are included in other long-term liabilities.
The restructuring liability by segment is summarized below:
The entire disclosure for restructuring and related activities. Description of restructuring activities such as exit and disposal activities, include facts and circumstances leading to the plan, the expected plan completion date, the major types of costs associated with the plan activities, total expected costs, the accrual balance at the end of the period, and the periods over which the remaining accrual will be settled.
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