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May 10, 2018 Article 1 min read
Cyberattacks can affect your portfolio company pre- and post-deal. Here’s how you can protect your investment long after the acquisition. Read more at PE Hub.

Business people looking at a report projected on the wall.

From Equifax to Facebook, cybersecurity incidents are constantly in the news. This pervasive problem is not reserved, however, for household names. It also hits middle-market companies and their customers hard, often without generating big headlines.

This is why assessing cybersecurity risks has become a crucial aspect of the due diligence process for private equity investors making acquisitions. With merger-and-acquisition activity hot, it’s vital that PE investors identify vulnerabilities and threats that may ultimately prove costly to their reputations and bottom lines.