Software M&A Blog

A firms best acquirer can come from anywhere in the world

We closed another cross-border transaction in early July when my Canadian client was acquired by a Japanese company. As I reflect on this engagement, two points really stand out; the points arent new, yet the immediacy of the transaction makes them fresh. First, the... Click here to read more

Friday, July 31, 2009 - 02:15
Posted by Mark Reed,
London AIM IPO update still quiet (July 2009)

With there being no IPOs on the AIM market since December, two deals were closed just before the end of the first half of 2009. One was a vulture property fund that raised £220 million and the other was a... Click here to read more

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 - 09:18
Posted by John Melotte,
Searching for capital

I was invited to participate in a group to meet in Bend, Oregon with Senator Wyden to talk about his recently passed legislation to fund a Venture Catalyst position for EDCO - Economic Development of Central Oregon. The idea is to fund a mechanism to... Click here to read more

Friday, July 24, 2009 - 05:18
Posted by William Montgomey, Senior Vice President
Future OS

There's been a lot of talk over the years of Google producing an OS to rival the... Click here to read more

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 04:14
Posted by Dougan Milne, Executive Advisor
Forecasting as you go

Ive been helping, but mostly watching, one of my clients go through the process of forecasting revenue for a financial package intended for the reading pleasure of a potential buyer. Hes doing well, but its a reminder that projections should not be a... Click here to read more

Friday, July 17, 2009 - 07:26
Posted by William Montgomey, Senior Vice President
Private Equity - Active buyers once again

It looks like Private Equity firms are becoming more active again as buyers for software companies. In one of my current projects, a $50 M software and services company, out of the six seriously interested parties in the... Click here to read more

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 08:19
Posted by Frank Berger,
Independence Day in a small town

I went to the Madras, Oregon, my adopted home town, 4th of July celebration today. It was a lot of fun. The kick off parade had horses a couple of goats, clowns,... Click here to read more

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 00:26
Posted by William Montgomey, Senior Vice President
Another brave software company being rewarded

LogMeIn Inc., a remote access software company, has followed the very few brave tech companies to go public this year. Like the other tech IPOs in 2009, the market has received the company positively. The stock closed the first day of trading 25... Click here to read more

Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 06:11
Posted by Dang Nguyen,

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