Companies preparing for mergers or acquisitions often overlook operational factors. They do so at great cost, because these elements are among the most common reasons transactions fail to achieve the objectives set forth in an investment thesis.
West Monroe's IT and operational due diligence consultants can help. We understand the critical role of IT and operations in your drive toward long-term value. That’s why we are a recognized leader in IT and operational diligence in the private equity market, earning our expertise through work on over 2,000 transactions.
Traditionally, acquisition due diligence has focused on financial valuation, legal matters, and risk management. But as businesses have become more reliant on technology to improve the customer experience, drive data analytics, contain costs, ensure compliance, and measure performance, IT due diligence has become increasingly critical.
Understanding IT maturity and its ability to support the investment thesis is critical to success and long-term value creation. Strategic and financial buyers alike seek out our proprietary methodology for:
Integrating data, systems, and processes while maintaining a business-as-usual environment is difficult and distracting. Important considerations include:
A smooth transition requires a well-designed plan and the ability to execute quickly and flawlessly. We do this every day and can help you minimize the risks, accelerate the transition timeline, and quickly capture expected synergies value expected from the transaction. We can help: