Software M&A Blog

7 Habits of Highly Effective Sellers

Since they were penned and published in 1989 by Dr. Stephen Covey and his research team, I've always been a believer that the original 7 Habits of Highly Effective People formed a mighty respectable set of guiding principles, easy to grasp, tougher to live. They were called at the time,... Click here to read more

Friday, November 30, 2012 - 06:14
Posted by Ed Ossie, Vice President
2013 Will Be a Banner Year For Tech M&A

2012 was one of the best years ever for private sellers in tech. 2013 will be even better. The reasons are many. Here are 5:

  1. Too much cash - $350 Billion in the coffers of the big strategic buyers, $1 Trillion in Private Equity - need to invest it
  2. Disruptive technology... Click here to read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 08:45
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
US Energy Policy and M&A

Okay, the election is over, so let's get back to business already. What can we expect from the new, old Obama administration as it leads the country through economic recovery and crafts its energy policy legacy? Candidate Obama advocated a reduction in foreign oil imports and expansion of U.S.... Click here to read more

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 08:03
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
Energy & Cleantech Market Spotlight Webcast

Major things are afoot in the energy and cleantech software markets. In 2020, the US is projected to challenge Saudi Arabia as the worlds largest petroleum producer. Meanwhile, were seeing... Click here to read more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 01:34
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
Gifting before the Cliff!

The fiscal cliff is coming and it affects many of our clients who recently sold and other business owners. The window to give away up to $5 million of your estate ($10 million for a joint account) is going away. On January 1, the amount drops to only $... Click here to read more

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 06:21
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
Very cool interactive graphic re: Euro-debt Crisis

I was just catching up on current events regarding the ongoing, and at this point, never-ending Euro-debt Crisis, and discovered this totally cool, interactive timeline giving an overview of the last three years of... Click here to read more

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 01:31
Posted by Miro Parizek, Managing Director
Interview with Corum VP Jeff Brown by CED

Tomorrow, were holding a Merge Briefing conference in Durham, NC, and yesterday CED, the Southeasts largest entrepreneurial support organization, interviewed Corum VP Jeff Brown about the event:

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 02:45
Posted by Timothy Goddard, Executive Vice President of Marketing
Apple's bruises

"Hey, Dad, my Apple shares are down like $100 each. What's going on?" my 16-year-old son asked me last week. My response was to remind him that only a few weeks earlier, when he was getting a new phone, he went for the Samsung instead of the newest... Click here to read more

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 01:31
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO

Archived Posts

quotesFrom identifying the right acquirer and positioning our company to get their attention, to completing due diligence, Corum managed the M&A process carefully yet aggressively to get a deal done. Corum was there for us throughout this entire process and I wouldn't consider any M&A activity in the future without first seeking their assistance.quotes

Warren Marshall
CyberBranch Corporation