Be it Divestment or Acquisition, avoiding any surprises by using professional advisors who can identify issues through the lens of a prospective bidder or seller is key.

Our IT Transaction Advisory team combines the experience of transaction execution, in depth IT knowledge and M&A end to end programme delivery to enable us to identify the important early steps in the lifecycle that can achieve the best outcome for our clients.

Our Approach

We have lots of experience working both for companies acquiring new businesses and those selling in whole or part.

We typically engage with helping clients to align the IT Strategy with plans for Divestment or Acquisition to understand the best possible approach accounting for risks, timelines and potential costs implications of any transaction on the organisations’ technology.

Once the IT strategy is in place our teams use its frameworks to discreetly capture technical and service information to support the production of robust data rooms, information presentations and migration/separation schedules in support of our clients Financial Transaction Advisors and Investment Bankers.

Using our Change Delivery practice our experienced programme delivery and solutions specialists take the lead from planning the end to end migrations, developing the separation or integration solutions and executing the successful cutover.


Much of the work we perform aligns closely with our other services, for example, integration requires change delivery. In addition to supporting the separation or integration we also deliver the following:

  • Divestment or Acquisition IT Strategy: providing a complete Change Capability to our clients, often in complex environments where the outcomes are business critical. We will take accountability for the delivery by owning the end to end change delivery including programme and solution leadership.
  • IT Due Diligence: working either sell or vendor side we help reduce the risk of the sale or acquisition by objectively discovering the relevant information about your IT environment to support the building of Data Rooms and Information Presentations.
  • Contract Drafting: we work alongside your legal and financial advisors to develop the technical and delivery schedules for the Divestment/Acquisition.
  • Separation/Merger Solutions: using our experienced IT and Business Architects we develop the IT solutions to support the Divestments and Acquisitions including Data Migration, Applications, Business Process and Infrastructure
  • Change Delivery: from the management and planning of the sale process right through to the merger or separation of the IT Systems, Data and business processes our Change Delivery Team have a wealth of experience in highly complex Divestment and Acquisition change projects.

What our clients say.

Aveas is quick to assess and analyse complex issues and problems - dependable to a fault allowing nothing to fall between the cracks

CIO, Jaguar Land Rover

AVEAS pro-actively builds strong working relationship across senior stakeholders and external suppliers and commands respect in meetings.

Head of IT Support, Jaguar Land Rover

Who we've worked with

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