Software M&A Blog

Q3 Report

We put together a complete picture of every one of the six sectors we track and all 26 subsectors when we do our quarterly report webinars. This blog will boil it down to the basics, but if you want the whole rundown, you can check out our webinar... Click here to read more

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 09:12
Posted by Elon Gasper, Executive Vice President, Research & Technology
Hottest Tech M&A Market ever - Will you miss the window?

We are in awe when Warren Buffett, at the lowest woes of the market, says “I’m buying”. What he knows, that we all too often forget, is that life is in cycles.

Currently, real estate is down; everyone wants to rent  instead of own. They are saying that is now a permanent trend. Nonsense.... Click here to read more

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:53
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
Lessons from Europe

I spent all summer in Europe working on various projects.  At one point I travelled to 10 countries in three weeks. There is deal activity throughout the region, even in the smaller countries.

It’s easy to think that because the individual markets in Europe are small, they’re less... Click here to read more

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 13:11
Posted by Corum Group,
Latest Billion Dollar Gaming Deal

In an effort to reach new consumers and become “The first truly global games company,” Supercell has received $1.5B in investments from Puzzle & Dragon maker, GungHo Online Entertainment, and Japanese investor, SoftBank.

This is a huge announcement for the gaming community. One that... Click here to read more

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 14:53
Posted by Alina Soltys, Associate
Unusual buyers

I just had the pleasure of presenting on the topic of “Unusual Buyers” at our Q3 Global Tech M&A Report - what a quarter! If you haven’t seen the report, be sure to take a look at our website www.corumgroup.com.

In my report, we talked about... Click here to read more

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 14:01
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
Nordic Update

We're seeing a lot of M&A activity in Europe, but it’s worth noting that the Nordic region is doing particularly well. In the last six months we’ve closed four deals in the region, and we’re moving two more clients into the LOI stage.

Obviously the big story over the summer was Nokia... Click here to read more

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 10:46
Posted by Mark Johnson, Vice President
The Russian Boom

The Russian market is still holding strong as a leader in global M&A. This is partly maintained by the regular activity of main players like Mail.ru, Luxoft, and telecom giants like MegaFon and MTS.

Last year we saw Russian deal value in the tech sector almost double over 2011,... Click here to read more

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 09:14
Posted by Valeriya Chumachenko,
Revisiting Latin America

Recently we partnered with World Financial Symposium to release our first-ever tech M&A webinar that focused purely on Latin American tech M&A. The active, ongoing deals in that region may... Click here to read more

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 10:21
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President

Archived Posts

quotesIt's important to realize that you as a company founder or CEO go through this process only once or twice in a lifetime, and you should work with someone who has more experience with it, just like your acquirer does. That was specifically critical for us with Corum as we still had to run our day-to-day business. quotes

Dennis Gurock
Gurock Software