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March 16, 2023

A Guide to Evaluating ITs Underlying Risks and Assets

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Download the report from a recent survey conducted by Chief Executive, in partnership with Elliott Davis.

Key takeaways:

  • Survey finds technology as one of the most undervalued aspects in M&A transactions. While there is no doubt that top-line growth and revenue should be a primary motivator for any M&A, technology is a factor that can also turn a seemingly good deal into a failed transaction.
  • IT Due Diligence can provide the insight a buyer needs to avoid unintended and costly consequences and, for those looking to sell the business, the primary goal should be preparing the technology to pass due diligence tests.
  • Hear key questions and actions to consider earlier in the process to lower the risk of a deal falling through because of technology.

Are CEOs Underestimating the Importance of IT in M&A?

In response to the research study noted above, Jimmy Buddenberg, Digital Practice Leader for Elliott Davis, explains why companies that fail to do IT due diligence miss out on key synergy opportunities and risk taking on ‘IT debt’ or other vulnerabilities unwittingly.

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The Role of Technology in M&A: Increase and Validate Business Value, Webinar Replay

Technology has become central to all business operations today. Lack of adaptability in systems and processes, just like dated technology and skills gaps, can be costly for companies trying to compete with the high rate of disruption across industries. Watch this webinar and learn why technology is a critical driver of growth today and relegating it to an after-thought is a significant missed opportunity. Plus, we showcased the importance of technology in its support and validation of financial data, including cash flow, revenue growth forecasts, and profit expectations.

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The information provided in this communication is of a general nature and should not be considered professional advice. You should not act upon the information provided without obtaining specific professional advice. The information above is subject to change. No CPE credit will be issued for viewing the replay.

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