One of the biggest hurdles in the M&A process is due diligence.
Acquiring companies must know precisely what they are buying because while a deal may look attractive on the surface, any underlying risk could have a negative impact. Unstructured data can contain a significant amount of risks, and it’s involved in nearly every stage of the transaction.
Since it is nearly impossible to analyze the entirety of an organization’s unstructured data during the due diligence phase, the risk of breach and regulatory non-compliance increases during these transactions.
From pre-sale due diligence to post-sale consolidation, unstructured data analysis and integration provide many opportunities to streamline mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Download the whitepaper to learn about six best practices that organizations can use to lower data risks and costs during the M&A process.