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  • 10 top tips to make a telecom acquisition work for your tech company

10 top tips to make a telecom acquisition work for your tech company

02 October 2018

“Telecoms offer a lot of opportunities for tech companies. If tech companies know how to get the right acquisition deal."


Telecommunication companies are acquiring start-ups and companies in the technology sector at breakneck speed.

For technology companies, such deals can lead to many new opportunities. However, increased growth, boosts to innovation, access to new customers and practical business synergies risk being balanced out by some of the challenges that can arise before, during and after an acquisition process.

Insights regarding what to expect from an acquisition, how to optimise the acquisition process and how to get the result that you are hoping for are crucial.

BDO follows both telecoms and technology sectors closely and advises companies in the spaces in relation to deals. Our industry experts have wide experience with advising in relation to deals as well as from working in both the technology and telecoms industries. They know the thought processes, tactics and granular details of what it’s like to sit on either side of the negotiation table first hand.

In this report, BDO presents 10 tips for how to get the best out of an acquisition by a telecommunications company.