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Is your merger and acquisition process as secure as you think?

December 2, 2019Max Emelianov

A merger or acquisition is extremely sensitive. You're looking at millions of dollars potentially changing hands, to say nothing of all the sensitive data and intellectual property. It should go without saying that security should be your number one priority; yet for some reason, many businesses seem to ignore it entirely.An organization in talks to acquire a startup is one-upped by a competitor that somehow knew the exact value of their offer.Identified as a redundancy, a disgruntled staffer makes...

Acquisitions, cyber security, Gartnerís Magic Quadrant, mergers, mergers and acquisitions

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Doing your due diligence

July 17, 2013Martha Entwistle

YARMOUTH, Maine—When a bank considers making a loan to a security company it goes through a standard due diligence process, so if you're a security company looking to acquire a competitor, “you should look for the same things that we look for in your business,” according to Jennifer Holloway, managing director in the Security Industry Group at The PrivateBank.Holloway's remarks were part of a presentation she gave during an educational session she participated in with Security Systems...

Jennifer Holloway, mergers and acquisitions, physical security, Security Industry Group, SSN, The PrivateBank

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