Private Equity International Operating Partners Forum
Join West Monroe as we present on software M&A and cybersecurity
Date : October 18, 2017

Mike Amiot and Sean Curran present at PEI's 7th annual operating partners forum. 


Wednesday, October 18 at 3:00 pm

Maximizing your investment in software M&A

  • What to focus on during diligence when speed is an important differentiator
  • Top post-close priorities: leadership, time-to-market, scalability and security
  • Preparing for sale: when to begin preparing and how to avoid value erosion
  • Findings from West Monroe’s 2017 Software M&A survey report

Thursday, October 19 at 11:00 am

Managing ever-growing cybersecurity challenges
  • The Yahoo data breaches have been well-publicized for knocking $350 million dollars off the purchase price and delaying the deal. Here we will discuss:
  • What questions to ask during diligence in a highly competitive environment where speed is in many cases a differentiator and access is limited
  • How to prepare for cybersecurity issues post-close (there will be some)
  • How to strike the right balance of cybersecurity management at the portfolio level and company level
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