Due diligence of software companies
Motivation for the due diligence book
This book is your one-stop source for due diligence of software companies in merger and acquisition activities. It combines latest knowledge about the software industry and its business models and partner strategies with state of the art mergers and acquisitions due diligence to create this one of a kind book about how to do due diligence for software companies.
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It will be published in two parts: Part 1 has all the foundational knowledge about M&A, due diligence as well as the software business. Part 2 explains an approach for due diligence of software companies in all detail.
Content of Part 1: Mergers and acquisitions in the software industry - Foundations of due diligence
ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS: MODELS FOR DUE DILIGENCE
In this section business models are defined. These business models are used in later chapters to run due diligence and risk detection.
FOUNDATIONS OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND DUE DILIGENCE
What are processes for due diligence in mergers and acquisitions? What is the best organizational setup for due diligence and M&A? This and more is explained in this chapter.
FOUNDATIONS OF DUE DILIGENCE
Here, we learn about the due diligence task, goals and execution of due diligence. We also see, how business models can be used to do better due diligence.
RISK AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Risks and their management are paramount in mergers and acquisitions. In due diligence you try to identify them and define mitigations. Here, we learn that good coverage of the business model regarding risks improves due diligence.
FOUNDATIONS OF THE SOFTWARE BUSINESS
How can you leverage specific software business knowledge for due diligence? This chapter tells it all.
Part 1 is available now, ISBN is 9783732243815
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Title: Mergers and Acquisitions in the software industry - Foundations of due diligence
Author: Karl Michael Popp
Publisher: Books on demand
Date published: Aug 1st 2013