Technology businesses, ranging from VC backed entrepreneurial ventures to large international companies, view mergers & acquisitions as an important component within their corporate strategy.
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Sustaining Value: Top M&A Strategies for Tech Companies

October 18, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Matthew Bloom
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Technology businesses, ranging from VC backed entrepreneurial ventures to large international companies, view mergers & acquisitions as an important component within their corporate strategy.

Tech companies, especially, face many challenges when entering a merger or acquisition. Whether it's figuring out the best deal structure or ensuring compliance with new and existing regulations, organizations must be thoughtful in crafting a successful M&A strategy to enhance shareholder value.
Learning Objectives: 
  • Recognize common risk factors and pitfalls to avoid value erosion
  • Discuss best practices and top-of-mind considerations to protect enterprise valuation
  • Discuss tax implications for both buyers and sellers
Delivery: The webinar will be delivered via the BDO Online CPE Network
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.0 CPE Credits of Management Services
Program Level: Overview
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So, how can tech companies armor up against potential mistakes that can derail a promising deal or cause significant value erosion? Aftab Jamil, assurance partner and global leader of BDO's Technology practice, along with Rich Morris, Charles Irvin from BDO's Transaction Advisory Services and Valentina Midura from BDO Capital Advisors, discuss. 
  • Various perspectives from buy and sell-side due diligence
  • Common risk factors and pitfalls to avoid value erosion
  • Best practices and top-of-mind considerations to protect enterprise valuation 
  • Tax implications for both buyers and sellers
Aftab Jamil, Assurance Partner and Global Leader of the Technology Practice, BDO USA LLP
 
Rich Morris, Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP
 
Charles Irvin, Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP
 
Valentina Midura, Senior Managing Director, BDO Capital Advisers