When it comes to mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and open source software (OSS), the number-one focus is making sure that you can perform a thorough and timely audit and gap analysis around license compliance and vulnerabilities. This infographic covers the seven steps you must take when executing due diligence.
M&A hasn't slowed down despite uncertain times. In fact, a large percentage of companies are expediting their M&A transactions. One of the most important aspects of M&A is the standard due diligence process for technology acquisitions mainly focusing on the seller’s OSS and third-party disclosure documents. Without this process, you run the risk of creating a financial nightmare for the acquiring company and ruin your reputation in the process.
Here are the seven steps to follow for M&A due diligence. Whether you are acquiring or being acquired, FOSSA’s due diligence audits deliver the most comprehensive and accurate picture of your open source compliance, security, and quality risks.
51% of dealmakers indicate that digital tools and accelerators are minimizing risks and uncertainties through more analysis in the diligence phase.