Software M&A Blog

Targeting the Right Market: Startup Lessons from CNBC's Power Pitch

I appeared today on CNBC’s Power Pitch,  where along with two other investors I heard from Ayinde Alakoye, founder of ... Click here to read more

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:29
Posted by Corum Group,
When to Consider an IPO

When considering an exit, it is important to differentiate between an IPO and selling. An IPO is a funding event, not an exit.  Investors in public equities want a financial return (unlike strategic buyers, who will pay a premium for synergy value).  IPO is your best option if A) you want to... Click here to read more

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 15:24
Posted by Corum Group,
IT Services Boom

Increased velocity and higher valuations seen in the IT Services space have driven averages up to 1.4x Sales in developed markets. At the end of 2014, Atos acquired Xerox's IT outsourcing unit for $1 billion,... Click here to read more

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:53
Posted by Alina Soltys, Associate
IoT in Building Energy Management: More than just Nest

Despite the CPI's energy index declining over 18% this past year due to plummeting oil and natural gas futures, energy remains a major expense for consumers and businesses.... Click here to read more

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 10:29
Posted by Ivan Snook, Analyst
Thoughts on Private Equity vs Strategic Buyers

Dear M&A Client:


I know you are considering the list of Private Equity firms that I recently provided.  Given your lack of immediate response,  I surmise there may be differing... Click here to read more

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 10:52
Posted by Ward Carter, Chairman Emeritus
Corum Top 10 Disruptive Tech Trends #10: Data Security

Each of Corum’s Top Technology Trends lead to more and freer flowing of data. While that creates opportunity, it also creates greater risks for breaches of confidential data and increased disruption of... Click here to read more

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 08:42
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l

Archived Posts

quotesWe are grateful to Jeff and the Corum team for helping make this happen. Corum’s ability to execute a worldwide search and bring multiple, qualified buyers into the process is critical for any software company looking for investment, but in particular in a market as global as ours. That ability, coupled with their deep domain knowledge and overall M&A expertise were keys to making our process so successful.quotes

Andy Hill
Oniqua MRO Analytics