The merger and acquisition process was already complicated and fraught with potential pitfalls. Then the coronavirus arrived, not only throwing a previously robust economy into disarray but also making it more difficult for companies to engage in face-to-face conversations about potential M&A deals, or even to conduct basic due diligence.
Yet many observers predict that the near future will see an active M&A marketplace. Why? Because of the value that organizations can create by acquiring companies that give them access to new markets, new product offerings and new technologies.
Technology has long been a central component of the M&A process, but in recent years IT has actually become a main driver of many deals, as organizations seek new capabilities that can be unlocked only through applications and data. To successfully navigate an M&A deal, stakeholders must leverage solutions and services that help them efficiently integrate their IT environments.
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