Financial Diligence in M&A

Aug 29, 2022 12:00 PM (CST)


Amr Abdelaziz
M&A Finance


Financial Due Diligence is about unpacking the company and understanding what's inside before closing the deal to avoid surprises and liabilities." - Amr Abdelaziz.

Finance is arguably the most critical part of the due diligence process. Almost every transaction comes down to the numbers unless it's a pure IP deal. Conducting effective financial diligence in M&A is crucial to every acquisition's success.

In this webinar, Amr Abdelaziz, Senior Director, M&A Finance at Equinix, talks about financial diligence in M&A.

Key points

Key Points:

  1. Financial Due Diligence: The first step to financial due diligence is to look at the target's historical financial information.
  2. Collaboration: After finding issues in the diligence process, the finance team must collaborate with the other internal teams, such as the legal and HR teams.
  3. Post- deal: The finance team's work isn't done even after the deal is closed.

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