M & A

What is IT Due Diligence?

An elaborate assessment of:

  • IT business strategy
  • Business process and application architecture review
  • Technology infrastructure and service operations
  • Disaster recovery / Incident response
  • In-progress technology projects
  • Data management practices
  • Cybersecurity

Sell Side Considerations

  • $ Tech Upgrades for higher valuation (dress up)
  • Reduced exposure to future liability
  • Enhanced desirability for acquisition
  • Get to LOI faster by highlighting work
  • Reduce liability post-merger

Buy Side Considerations

  • Assessment results as part of buyer negotiation
  • Rationale & synergy alignment
  • Include upgrade cost in the purchase price
  • Services agreements, reps & warranties
  • Loan qualification includes Cybersecurity

Value Realization & Creation

  • Realization of synergies
  • Execution of post-merger integration plan
  • Shorten the close time frame by 15%
  • Viable growth initiatives

Post Merger

  • Smooth tech integration (planning)
  • IT functions
  • Achieve business objectives
  • Realize expected synergies

Benefit to M&A Transactions

  • Dealmakers & Stakeholder decision making insights
  • Adds transparency to the transaction
  • Could make the acquisition more attractive
  • Give a reason to walk away

Cyber Security Influences M&A Decisions

  • Understanding the risk profile
  • Disaster recovery?
  • Regulatory certifications & audits
  • Director & Officer liability

Why Technology Xtreme?

  • IT with a transactional perspective
  • Vendor agnostic
  • Help you get to close faster
  • Dealmaker and Stakeholder friendly
  • Document & Implementation Deliverable
  • Proven DD methodology