Software M&A Blog

So many deals, so little time

On the heels of the Google Deals announcement just a few days ago, Facebook is introducing its very own version of Deals yesterday. Groupon and LivingSocial have had hockey stick growth and... Click here to read more

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 05:12
Posted by Alina Soltys, Associate
The new VC boom

According to an article from the ... Click here to read more

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 02:30
Posted by Tomoki Yasuda,
Guerilla Marketing for Software Companies Still true today

Over 2 decades ago, Corum's founder, Bruce Milne, wrote "Software Company Guerilla Marketing: How to Succeed in the Software Wars with a Carefully Targeted, Low/No Budget Marketing and Sales Campaign." These are hands-on, practical ways to get the... Click here to read more

Friday, April 22, 2011 - 05:24
Posted by Pat Sultan, Director of Operations
Why Google should buy the music industry

Thats the headline where Glyn Moody takes off... Click here to read more

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 00:21
Posted by Elon Gasper, Executive Vice President, Research & Technology
The Power of the Minority: Why minority investment in your company can be bad

In its best form, a minority investment can be great for a company. It can provide critical growth capital. It can bring in another sophisticated advisor to improve business operations, open new sales... Click here to read more

Friday, April 15, 2011 - 05:19
Posted by Ward Carter, Chairman Emeritus
Awash in Cash driving values up!

 

At the recent Selling Up Selling Out conference in London, I received an interesting question Is it true that American companies are buying foreign firms in order to use some of their excess cash they have outside the U.S. which they cant use... Click here to read more

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 00:13
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
New life for software patents?

On his first day on the job Googles new CEO announced that he will bid up to $900m for the patent portfolio of now defunct Nortel.

 

Years ago when I was running a software company, we... Click here to read more

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 09:11
Posted by Bruce Lazenby,
What the disaster in Japan means for M&A

It's been on a lot of minds lately, no doubt, but how does it directly affect what we do?

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 02:22
Posted by Ward Carter, Chairman Emeritus
Nordstrom highlight

One of the deals we highlighted in our March webinar is important and exciting for a number of reasons. Nordstrom, a Seattle-based brick-and-mortar retailer, is forging ahead by joining the flash discount craze with its acquisition of HauteLook.... Click here to read more

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 00:08
Posted by Tomoki Yasuda,
Pitchbook data overview

Our friend John Gabbert of Pitchbook offered us some market analysis in our March webinar. His company tracks private equity data,... Click here to read more

Friday, April 1, 2011 - 07:53
Posted by Dougan Milne, Executive Advisor

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quotesThe other companies were excellent companies and we would have been happy with any of them. Google was the pinnacle. We're very happy with our deal. quotes

Mike Taylor
Instantiations, Inc.