Is Cybersecurity Risk the M&A Blindspot?
By Ryan Sheldrake, Field CTO – EMEA, Lacework Global M&A activity is still well down from its historic peak in 2021, however many analysts are predicting a return to healthy levels in the coming year. Accurately assessing the value and risks around any target company lies at the core of the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) […]
Why banks cannot buy their way into innovation
Recent news that BBVA is shutting down neobank Simple, that it had acquired for $117 million a few years ago, is telling us one thing: banks cannot buy their way into innovation. It is a pity because at the time of the acquisition in 2014, Simple was a neobank at the forefront of the US […]