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How a Quantitative Risk Analysis Brings Value to Mergers and Acquisitions

Feb 25, 2016

New technology arms dealmakers with data that drives negotiating leverage

Due diligence during middle-market acquisitions rarely includes a serious examination of a target company’s risks and exposures. Even a cursory review of insurance coverage can be an afterthought for an experienced deal team.

By conducting a deeper examination and precisely quantifying the present-day values of future liabilities through a quantitative risk analysis, a good deal team can identify liabilities and expenses that are routinely overlooked. In some cases, the analysis reveals red flags and even potential deal breakers. New technology in risk analysis can place current values on these future liabilities. With this data, Hylant professionals can develop a meaningful purchase price adjustment to arm negotiators with additional leverage to drive a more favorable closing.

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