Software M&A Blog

How to kill a deal

We recently ran a webinar where we discussed deal disasters. I shared the following story involving a European company that wanted sell off a subsidiary.

 

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 08:08
Posted by Miro Parizek, Managing Director
Pay the piper

The patent assault in the mobile space will start to slow.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 07:41
Posted by Dougan Milne, Executive Advisor
Timing The Market (Part 2): A closer look at your companys ecosystem

I attended a board meeting last week where the Board was debating whether it is a good time to seek a trade buyer for the company (see Part 1). The volatility in the stock market was at the core of their concern that the... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 09:01
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
Timing The Market (Part 1): The stock market vs. tech M&A market indicators

I attended a board meeting last week where the Board was debating whether it is a good time to seek a trade buyer for the company. The recent movement in the stock market is at the core of their concern that the tech M&... Click here to read more

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Monday, August 15, 2011 - 03:10
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
You snooze, you lose

I experienced a disaster caused by the two owners of a European software company who missed their window to sell due to constant delay. I had been in touch with them through our conferences for years.  They finally approached Corum to... Click here to read more

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 06:03
Posted by Frank Berger,
But wait, tech companies can make revenue

Valuations out of Silicon Valley arent surprising anymore. After hearing ridiculous Billion Dollar amounts thrown around for the last few months, Ive grown numb. So the latest out: Twitter is now worth $8 Billion.

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Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 02:45
Posted by Alina Soltys, Associate
Seeking safety in Switzerland

As Europe's debt crisis deepens and after global manufacturing data proved disappointing, concerns are growing that major economies may slip back into a recession. Many investors... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 02:14
Posted by Tanya Froehlich, Director, European Operations
Timing and patience

In my last blog, I wrote about timing. This entry is about timing, but adds the element of patience. Given the increased activity in software M&A, we are frequently... Click here to read more

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Monday, August 1, 2011 - 03:05
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l

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