Inherited risk: The downside of mergers and acquisitions

Posted by Andrew Borowiec on Oct 21, 2015 12:59:44 PM

Mergers are good for business, but they can also come with unforeseen side effects

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Enterprises going through mergers and acquisitions reap the benefits of new products and other assets, but they also acquire all of the threat vectors that have been targeting the other organization. In addition, new internal threats can arise as employees often fear job security when they learn of M&A deals.

2015 has been a year of abundant changes for many enterprises from private equity firms to telco companies.

Trustwave, which announced...

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Tags: Fund of Funds, Valuation, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Fraud Risk and Irregularities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Operational Risk, Private Equity, Technology, Venture

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