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IT Due Diligence
Your trusted partner to prepare for mergers, acquisitions, or digital transformation
Due diligence is crucial for organizations when implementing new technology solutions, new projects, or considering mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Due diligence helps you assess the business value of a target IT department, and evaluate the investment needed to continue advancing its strategic capability.
The IT posture of an enterprise can influence the trajectory of an M&A decision because legacy systems with even a minor vulnerability can expose the entire company to risk. Due diligence can help identify such shortcomings and ensure that these vulnerabilities are resolved entirely before the company goes ahead with the M&A.
Columbia Advisory Group offers IT Due Diligence consulting services to assist organizations in carrying out complete due diligence for IT-related activities, including considerations for IT during merger and acquisition (M&A).
CAG helps you minimize risks, identify opportunities to reduce costs, and ensure that integration considerations are understood. Our services are customizable to suit the requirements of any business entity and the industry it operates in.
Third-party due diligence
Overall IT Posture Evaluation
Addressing Risks and Eliminating Conflicts
Drive Revenue and Reduce Costs
Comprehending IT (M&A) Risks
IT Due Diligence
Understanding the nuance of how a business infrastructure operates is critical to managing risk and compliance.High-quality audits ensure the organization’s compliance with industry best practices, policies and standards, contracts, and legal and regulatory requirements. Audits also help build stakeholder trust and confidence in the organization’s capabilities to safeguard their sensitive and confidential information assets.
We offer third-party due diligence services on IT service providers, technology suppliers, clients, and M&A target companies, following a process to help you ensure that the organization you’re dealing with does not pose any cybersecurity risk to your business.
Our due diligence team undertakes a comprehensive evaluation of the target company during the M&A to ensure that the acquisition does not introduce operational or profit risk for the parent organization. If IT investments are needed, we help identify the budgets required to support business targets.
One of the prime issues associated with mergers is the scalability of the existing system in the parent organization. Our due diligence provides an exhaustive report on the target company’s information systems their potential to support growth targets.
We offer comprehensive IT diligence services designed to proactively identify threats to the information systems and evaluate cybersecurity posture and data regulatory compliance. In addition, we can offer mitigation strategies that help address these risks and eliminate technical compatibility conflicts during mergers and acquisitions.
Our due diligence activities evaluate the profit-generating capacity of the merged entity to help drive up revenue and reduce costs. CAG helps identify opportunities to improve the bottom line of the organization after the M&A.
Mergers and acquisitions are critical processes where the companies take over the assets and the liabilities besides controlling the operations. Our IT Diligence services help improve M&A diligence and integration projects to reduce costs and ensure a smooth takeover process.
More than Compliance Readiness
Columbia Advisory Group’s managed compliance and IT dilligence services will not only take you through the compliance readiness process but also ensures your organizations abides by regulatory requirements, certification bodies in preparation for third-party audits against security standards and cyber-insurance renewals.
IT Consulting Diligence: Our capability is conducting due diligence for M&A cases to ensure a smooth transition. The result is reduced costs and complete knowledge of the company's assets and liabilities before the planned takeover.
High Levels of Customization: We focus on the end-users and enable customization of our services to cater to the specific requirements of the transaction. As a result, we minimize disruption of daily activities during and after the merger.
Complete Evaluation of IT Functions: CAG evaluates the organization's IT's overall health and effectiveness and determines its operating and capital budgets. The assessment can help organizations decide whether the target company is compatible with merger or acquisition goals.
Ensures compliance: Our service area includes providing optimum protection and privacy of financial data. We ensure compliance with regulatory frameworks and thus reduce the potential for expensive fines and penalties.
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