Investor survey finds post-close M&A valuations cut by data breaches
- Investor survey finds post-close M&A valuations cut by data breaches
- Most investors say they would lower post-close valuation if either party had a breach
- Half of surveyed investors would award higher valuation for companies working with security firms to reduce potential cyber risks
The survey results, which reflect the views of 208 buy-side investors and sell-side analysts across the US, UK, Europe, and Asia, offered good news for companies taking steps to address cybersecurity issues.