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Reducing M&A risks based on facts

Leveraging the most advanced, ISO-based, machine-generated intelligence for high-accuracy technology due diligence

Black box reality

Your M&A target's software is maze of technologies and millions of lines of code.
How do you (and your advisor) know if it is rock-solid, efficient, and safe?
Guesswork, interviews, and commodity tools are no longer enough.
Zero subjectivity

Zero subjectivity

ISO 5055 offers the only way to pinpoint hidden flaws and avoid post-deal surprises. It codifies the toughest rules for resiliency, efficiency, maintainability, security of software, based on a ten-year effort by CMU, MIT, CISQ, Mitre, OMG.

Highest accuracy

Highest accuracy

CAST automatically ‘understands’ how complex software works. It deciphers the internal structures and finds all you should know about its actual condition. Today, it is the only product fully applying ISO 5055, the new standard for structural quality.

High-accuracy value & risk assessment in a week

Machine-generated software intelligence enables deep, fact-based technology due diligence
ISO 5055 based

ISO 5055

Without developers


Any size application

Any size

Any mix of technologies

Any mix of



Complete software bill of material - own source, open source, 3rd-party components.


IP risks

Legal exposures, security risks, obsolescence of open-source used in the software.


Architectural flaws

Critical flaws in the application construction. Remediation actions and effort estimates.


Structural condition

ISO 5055-based view of the application Reliability, Security, Efficiency, Maintainability.


Technical debt

Cost of corrective maintenance based on OMG-ATDM spec and ISO 5055 standard.


Cost savings

Opportunities to reduce the costs of software maintenance and infrastructure use.


Cloud maturity

Cloud optimization blockers, estimated remediation effort, best-fit cloud native services.


Green impact

Opportunities for changing the code for reducing energy consumption.



Unique comparison of the application against peers in same industry.

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Fact-based Technology Due Diligence

What our clients experienced

CAST has been a game changer in the way we do diligence in M&As.

Keith MacKay
Managing Director

Bain & Company
We worked with CAST and blew our client’s mind.

Vishy Padmanabhan
Bain & Company

CAST complements our offerings with hard facts and metrics.

Benjamin Rehberg
Partner & Managing Director

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