Software M&A Blog

Common M&A Misconception: "We'll get locked into a bad deal"

So here you are, several months into discussions with the first buyer that approached you, nearing a deal. Initial talks promised loads of cash up front and a gratuitous earnout. The whole thing has taken up nearly all of your time, it has put extraneous stress on... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 13:51
Posted by Steve Jones, Senior Vice President
Common M&A Misconception: "We've lost key people, so we can't sell now"

Technology companies, more than almost any other type of company, rely upon employees as the engine of growth and success. They count on unique individuals with vision, creativity, expertise, talent and charisma to spot opportunities, build innovative products and adapt to fast paced markets.... Click here to read more

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:36
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
Common M&A Myth – “We can’t sell because we’re not profitable”

One of the most common mistakes I see executives make when considering an exit is thinking that they need to be profitable to garner interest from buyers. While it certainly helps, profitability (or the lack thereof) rarely determines the success of an exit.

 

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 08:59
Posted by Ivan Ruzic, Senior Vice President
Private Equity Buyers Making Major Changes

In my last post, I shared how Private Equity firms have changed the landscape of buyside M&A. Now, let’s take a look at how they’ve been able to make this move.

 

In the past, the... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 11:29
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO

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