Acquisition candidates screening in Cybersecurity services

Emerton was asked by one of its client to perform a screening of independent suppliers in the cybersecurity space to identify potential cybersecurity companies for acquisition.

Emerton support:

  • Step 1– First list of independent cybersecurity service companies¬†in OT, IoT and Data protection (out of 170 identified in the 3 selected European countries)
  • Step 2 – Selection of screening criteria and documentation of criteria through litsearch and 50 interviews
  • Step 3 – Short list and zoom on each potential target
  • Step 4 – Prioritization of targets (4 targets as priority one)
  • Step 5 – Acquisition strategy options and recommendation