Software M&A Blog

View from the Symposium's Chair

Last week I chaired the 7th annual World Financial Symposiums "Growth & Exit Strategies" event in London. It was quite a session with speakers and delegates from 13 countries. The... Click here to read more

Monday, November 23, 2009 - 03:41
Posted by Miro Parizek, Managing Director
Looking East (Note from London)

At the London WFS conference, everyone seemed to be looking East. The European IPO market is basically dead it accounted for only .5% of the total money raised globally in IPOs in the last... Click here to read more

Friday, November 20, 2009 - 03:16
Posted by Corum Group,
Caught in the middle (note from London)

I moderated the Private Equity Panel at the November 17th World Financial Symposiums conference in London. There were about 80 people in the room mostly CEOs and healthy give and take of ideas for building value in the current market.... Click here to read more

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 01:07
Posted by Corum Group,
The Biggest Mistake You Can Make in Selling Your Company (Part I)

I recently traveled through several cities in Europe and the U.S. speaking at various conferences that Corum sponsors. The one question I received that sticks out more than any other is What is the biggest... Click here to read more

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 07:50
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
Top Software Performer with Recurring Revenue Model

So, what would you pay for a software company that has 80%-plus of its revenue recurring annually (per user subscription model), growing at modest 10% a year, has over 400... Click here to read more

Monday, November 16, 2009 - 07:13
Posted by Marshall Warwaruk,
What did Watson mean?

A while ago I posted the founder of IBM, Thomas Watsons comment, I think there's a world market for about five computers. I got thinking about that as I was sending an email using my Google account and concluded whether he... Click here to read more

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 02:14
Posted by William Montgomey, Senior Vice President
How Google looks at M&A

Yesterday, at our monthly M&A Flash webinar, I had the great pleasure of introducing my old, old friend, Charles Rim, now a Corp Dev Principal at Google. He has been involved in... Click here to read more

Friday, November 6, 2009 - 03:22
Posted by Miro Parizek, Managing Director

Archived Posts

quotesWhen we first went to market, Corum, with their experience and offices all over the world, spent time with us going through who the potential partners could be. And, frankly they were everywhere. The tech headlines can just as easily be out of England, Germany, France, Finland, Korea, China or North America. Some of the biggest and fastest growing firms in the tech world are not in the U.S. so we felt it imperative to do a truly global buyer search. We’re glad we did. quotes

Steve Peltier
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