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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Archived Posts

quotes I think that the one thing that, as we looked at different firms to help represent us, one of the things that really hooked us, and I believe was still a big factor, was the fact that we had a firm who understood the software side of our business, a firm specializing in software, and I think that helped us immensely in the process because we weren't having to go in and educated a firm or broker on how to speak our language to potential buyers. I think that was one of the things that made an easier decision for us to select Corum in that process. quotes

David Gorman
Clearview Staffing Software, Inc.