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4 potential deal roadblocks and how to steer around them Logo cgma

  Diane J. Dennis, CPA |   Free |   AICPA and CIMA |   03 May 2016 |   CGMA Magazine

Three areas that receive the most scrutiny during the due diligence process are quality of earnings, tax exposure, and IT integration. Cultural fit of the organisations, while sometimes overlooked, is the fourth area that can lead to acquisition derailment. This article explores these factors and how to move around potential roadblocks.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk identification & assessment, Intermediate
  • Forensic & valuation services: Technical: Mergers & acquisitions: Due diligence, Intermediate