ACA Aponix Portfolio Company Case Studies

Portfolio Risk Management

We have experience working with a variety of industries including oil and gas, healthcare, financial services, consumer, TMT, manufacturing, business services, and much more. Below are a few case studies describing the work we have done partnering with private equity firms to assess and protect their portfolio companies.

Case Studies

Holistic Risk Assessment for Lynx FBO Aviation
Lynx FBO Network (Lynx) in the general aviation industry worked with ACA Aponix to execute a Holistic Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Assessment to improve their cybersecurity posture, understand risks, and identify potential privacy and data protection risks.

Portfolio Risk Management for Oil & Gas
Read how a private equity energy investor experiencing increased cyber threats to its portfolio companies worked with ACA Aponix to deploy a comprehensive risk management solution to cover all of the firm’s oil and gas portfolio companies.

Comprehensive Risk Management Solution for Large Telecom
This case study describes how a large telecommunications company concerned about cybersecurity threats such as ransomware attacks and business email compromise partnered with ACA Aponix to identify and create a plan to remediate risks.

Pre-deal IT Due Diligence Healthcare SaaS Provider
This case study explains how a large cap private equity firm used ACA's M&A diligence and advisory services to assess the quality and sophistication of the target’s core IT software and systems.

 

Pre-deal IT Due Diligence Defense Services Contractor
A private equity firm interested in partnering with a Defense Services Contractor used ACA's M&A diligence and advisory services to evaluate a potential partner’s IT systems, infrastructure, regulatory compliance, and resiliency.

 

Pre-deal IT Due Diligence Lower Middle Market Healthcare SaaS Provider
Learn how a private equity firm focused on growth companies in the lower middle market used ACA's M&A diligence and advisory services to assess the quality and sophistication of the target's core IT software and systems.

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Solution Spotlight

ACA Aponix's PortCo™ Defend Portfolio Company Risk Management and Monitoring Solution

PortCo Defend, a cybersecurity program and dashboard, is designed to help private equity firms assess and centrally monitor security threats and risks for their investment portfolio companies (PortCos). PortCo Defend is a holistic cybersecurity program that gives private markets visibility into their PortCos’ cybersecurity maturity and provides a view to evaluate and track progress of all their PortCos’ efforts to remediate any concerns in one place.

News

Michael Borts joins ACA Group as the new Chief Technology Officer

Michael Borts has joined the firm as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead ACA’s technology development, vision, and strategy. In his role, he will oversee all product development for ACA’s award-winning ComplianceAlpha® regulatory technology platform and technology enablement at the firm.

ACA Group Acquires Catelas to Create Industry-first 360 Surveillance Offering

The acquisition of Catelas further enhances the holistic surveillance capabilities of ACA’s RegTech platform. Catelas’ patented technology automates the mapping of how people connect and form groups within a firm, isolates collusion risk, and detects high-risk behaviors.

ACA Group and the Investment Adviser Association Announce Strategic Partnership

ACA Group (ACA), a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisory services and technology solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Investment Adviser Association (IAA), a leading organization dedicated to advancing the interests of investment advisers.

Events

Lessons Learned from 2021's Scariest Cyber Breaches

The dramatic increase in sophistication and global reach of cyber incidents in 2021 has led cybersecurity to be a growing concern for organizations of all sizes. Join us for the horrifying retelling of the scariest cyber incidents of the past year.

Webcast

Get Ready to Comply: SEC Marketing Rule Preparation Timeline

The compliance date for the SEC's New Marketing Rule is November 4, 2022. With 1 year to go, ACA’s team of experts have put together a suggested preparation timeline guide to help firms prepare to implement the changes necessary to comply.

Webcast

Senior Management Obligations under the SM&CR - 9 November 2021

The ever-increasing focus by the Regulators on the accountability of senior management, particularly when things go wrong, emphasises how important it is for individuals in senior positions to have a clear understanding of what is expected of them. This succinct course is designed to assist Senior Managers to have a full understanding of what they need to do to achieve compliance with the rules under the obligations created by the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).

Online Training