Every major transition period has its own unique set of risks and rewards. For corporate legal departments consolidating after mergers or acquisitions, risks include not gathering all needed documents, and not being able to integrate the gathered records into one system. The potential rewards lie in having an opportunity to use the integration budget to […]

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Summary: New automated document classification technology enables faster, more comprehensive due diligence for M&A activity and makes it easier to assimilate the documents and files of the acquired entity after the acquisition. For maximum benefits the technology should be used on both the acquiring and the acquired companies’ documents and files. From an acquiring company’s […]

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Whether an organization is trying to consolidate individual information silos, incorporate content acquired by merger or acquisition, or permit federated search, the challenge is determining where is true north in terms of classifying content. That is, to find a way to first group or classify documents consistently regardless of any one person’s view or assessment […]

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A company that is planning to acquire one or more companies in its own line of business can make pre-acquisition due diligence and post-acquisition document integration a seamless business process. In fact its M&A process can be a major competitive advantage, enabling it to make far more acquisitions in a given time with far lower […]

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M&A due diligence examination of the documents of the to-be-acquired company is critical – nobody wants to repeat HP’s $8.8 billion write-down following its acquisition of Autonomy. Faced with daunting volumes of data to review and accelerated time lines, acquiring companies often turn to technology tools used in e-discovery in an attempt to find the […]

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