A guide to M&A in the digital age
In their search for better customer experiences and more efficient internal operations, large corporations in every industry are buying up more and more digital companies. But choosing the right company to buy is no easy task, much less integrating it into a much larger operation, without losing its distinctive innovative qualities.
32% — The percentage of all M&A transactions worldwide that involved the acquisition of digital companies, in 2015.
This month’s issue of IT Foresight features Will You Be Mine in the Digital World? — an in-depth investigation into how companies should proceed as they look to strengthen their digital capabilities. Such deals, however, present real risks in how to properly value proposed digital targets and integrate them smoothly after the deal is done. Here’s how to mitigate those risks.