4 Keys for Successful M&A Due Diligence

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M&A transactions can be incredibly rewarding, but they also come with significant risks. One of the most critical phases in ensuring a successful deal is due diligence. M&A due diligence is the process that allows you to dig deep into a target company’s details and evaluate whether the acquisition aligns with your strategic goals. In … Read more

Spotlight on Security for M&A Platforms

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In today’s business environment, where new cyberthreats are constantly emerging, security is currency. That is especially true for organizations working in corporate development and M&A, where preventing unauthorized user access and protecting the confidentiality of data is paramount. Studies confirm that cloud-based M&A platforms are more secure and better able to respond to security challenges … Read more

M&A Analytics: Using Pipeline Reports to Communicate Deal Strategy

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Informed decision-making is paramount in corporate dealmaking. The success of deals relies heavily on accurate and timely data that guides strategic choices. This is where M&A analytics come into play, serving as a bridge between the vast streams of data and the crucial decisions that drive business growth. In this article, we delve into how … Read more

The Impact of Cloud Technology on Corporate Dealmaking

Among the many technological innovations that have shaped the business world, cloud technology stands out as a true game-changer. Cloud computing has revolutionized the way companies operate, collaborate and make strategic decisions, especially in the realm of corporate dealmaking. In this post, we’ll explore the profound impact of cloud technology on corporate dealmaking and how … Read more

How AI Can Enhance PMI

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Most corporate development and M&A professionals believe that rapidly evolving AI technology should be used with a fair amount of skepticism. However, when applied with thoughtfulness and caution, ChatGPT and similar AI tools could provide valuable support in the Post-Merger Integration (PMI) process. Below are several ways AI tools might assist with various PMI tasks … Read more

7 Key Takeaways from M&A Industry Experts

The most recent Transaction Advisors Institute (TAI) M&A conference was held at the University of Chicago in late June and covered topics ranging from current challenges impacting complex transactions to innovative methods to improve deal performance. Corporate development leaders, in-house M&A counsel and private equity investors from a range of industries and regions shared first-hand … Read more

5 Steps to a Successful Post-Merger (M&A) Integration

1. Execute with confidence Post-merger integration (PMI) is a fundamental stage in realizing the value of an M&A deal. It is a complex process requiring careful planning and swift action while simultaneously maintaining core business activities. A successful post-merger integration typically requires changes in a company’s business operations, people, processes, culture and structure. Failure to … Read more

Unlocking Deal Success: Introducing the Midaxo Value Tracker

Tracking the progress of your deals to your initiatives and KPIs increases the likelihood that they achieve their projected value. M&A transactions involve complex processes, multiple stakeholders and a significant amount of data. To navigate these challenges and maximize deal success, professionals are leveraging innovative digital technologies. One such tool gaining prominence in the M&A … Read more

Streamlining Your M&A Pipeline with Midaxo Deal Scoring

Managing a large pipeline of potential deals can be a daunting task. Deal teams often struggle to prioritize targets effectively and stay focused on the highest value opportunities. However, by leveraging first- and third-party data with Midaxo Deal Scoring, dealmakers can more efficiently focus their pipeline management, prioritize targets based on their deal thesis, and … Read more

Midaxo Workspaces Help Teams Isolate Deal Pipelines While Sharing Best Practices 

Introduction Corporate dealmaking often requires the isolation of corporate development teams and their deal flows for compliance, confidentiality, and other business reasons. Ensuring security and confidentiality is crucial because a single careless click of a mouse could jeopardize a deal, cause regulatory chaos, or damage a company’s reputation. However, maintaining visibility and effectively managing the … Read more