In our minds, any deal that fails to close could be called a disaster. The worst are those that fail to close for all the wrong reasons. We had significant buyer interest in our client company, with above market offers from highly... Click here to read more
In the tech M&A business, we speak to a lot of investors. These range from entrepreneurs, to venture capitalists to private equity firms. With the recent market volatility, you can imagine we ask them their take on this. Just the other day... Click here to read more
In our Selling Out, Selling Up workshop, we talk about the many ways that a qualified M&A advisor will impact the acquisition of your company. Here are two data points from our own analysis that are borne out in the Google / Motorola Mobility deal... Click here to read more
The fundamentals of Modern Portfolio Theory have been in place for 60 years and continue to drive fund managers and individuals investment strategies. We all want low risk / high returns on our investments. In our "efficient" markets this... Click here to read more
We had strong interest in our client company, with high value offers from very qualified strategic buyers. What ultimately caused deals to fall apart was not a collapse of the market, or faulty financials, or due diligence... Click here to read more
We were approached by a seller who had the basis of an offer already in hand from a privately-held buyer. The sellers Board wanted independent confirmation that the offer was a good one, so they engaged Corum to do a... Click here to read more
Focusing on the deal value is not enough to fully evaluate a possible acquisition of your company; structure plays an important role in determining how much actually gets deposited into your account versus how much is paid in taxes. Buyers prefer to structure an asset sale, while sellers prefer... Click here to read more
One thing we noticed was that when we hired Corum to represent us, the buyers took us a lot more seriously. They knew that if they didn’t buy us, someone else would, and that’s a big deal in creating an urgency for them to act.