Mergers & acquisitions due diligence

In Strategy and Transactions

We conduct financial, tax, commercial, operational, IT and cyber diligence to help you identify transaction value drivers, improve M&A deal structures and mitigate risks. We also help challenge assumptions about future performance so you can choose the right valuation.

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What EY M&A due diligence consulting can do for you

We conduct diligence to help you answer questions about the value drivers of your deal. Our clients include large cap and middle market organizations, as well as private equity funds. Read more about our due diligence services below, including special considerations for diligence on digital companies, including digital startups.

EY M&A due diligence consulting when acquiring digital companies 

Special considerations for digital companies, including digital startups 

As technology disrupts traditional business ecosystems and the competitive landscape, we can help you consider the unique aspects of diligence surrounding valuation, talent, product and commercial strategies when you pursue buying digital companies, including startups. These companies create customer value through the use of digital technology, and focus on capturing, storing and processing data. They incorporate a technology lens into everything they do to better serve stakeholders.

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Our latest thinking

M&A outlook signals rebounding US deal market in 2024

Based on economic and market indicators, the latest EY-Parthenon Deal Barometer predicts a rise in deals in the 2024 M&A outlook. Learn more in the report.

10 May 2024 Gregory Daco + 1

EY M&A sector of the year: Tech leads M&A activity in 2023

Find out the EY M&A sector of the year and which sectors to watch in 2024.

12 Dec 2023 Elizabeth Kaske + 4

Three ways c-suite execs can enhance digital M&A commercial strategy

Learn how traditional companies acquiring digital assets can embrace and interact with digital natives and can create outsized returns

23 Nov 2022 Ranu Carroll

Three ways a data clean room can help you realize M&A synergies faster

The three main benefits to using an M&A deal clean room. Read our report.

03 Mar 2022 Khalid Khan + 1

How to integrate multiple mergers and acquisitions

Discover an M&A integration approach that addresses the complexities of multiple transactions and accelerates business transformation. Learn more.

23 Nov 2021 Elizabeth Kaske + 1

Key considerations for making life sciences bolt-on deals successful

Bolt-on deals less than US$1b in adjacent therapeutic areas are likely to have a higher success rate, according to life sciences M&A research. Learn more.

22 Jun 2021 Arda Ural, PhD + 2
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