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  • Technology, Media and Telecoms

Technology, Media and Telecoms

Innovation. Expertise. Opportunities

Our industry professionals have extensive experience in helping clients navigate the many challenges affecting the Technology industry. We combine our extensive knowledge and in-depth understanding of your goals and vision, so we can help you achieve them in the most efficient ways.

Innovation is essential to success in the diverse technology industry, encompassing information technology (software and hardware), media & entertainment and telecommunications. We enable you to meet the many challenges of international expansion, avoiding the hazards while seizing those short-lived opportunities. The way we live, consume and do business is being transformed by technology - there are no aspects of our lives that are untouched by its impact. Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, personalisation and automation will be driving the pace of change over the next years before they are overtaken by new technology.

Telecommunications, once considered among the most stable industries, has seen game-changing technological disruptions in recent years with the regulatory environment being one of importance. Providing expert advice to help navigate change is what BDO does best. Our telecommunications advisors are well-informed of the challenges and opportunities in the industry.

Nowhere has the impact of technology been deeper or wider than in media. How media and content are produced, distributed, monetised and consumed is unrecognisable from just a few years ago. The pace of change will continue to be driven by the developments in technology.

Our people monitor the regulatory landscape and market movements, ensuring that our solutions are as innovative as the clients we support. We also leverage our global resources from one of the world’s largest networks to offer you direct access to local and global intelligence and experts to help you meet your business goals, wherever you operate.

We provide a wide range of guidance in the following key areas:

  • M&A (including valuations, timing, fund raising, debt vs equity, financial structure)
  • IP and transfer pricing to improve the tax position
  • Revenue recognition
  • Data security
  • Supply chain management (including developing into new markets)
  • Tax efficiency
  • Attracting talent and human capital management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Best practice and benchmarking against competition