Software M&A Blog

Common M&A Misconception: We’re not SaaS, so buyers won’t bite

Today’s M&A market is full of companies in various sectors. With a constant flow of technological innovation, players in the tech industry will continue to be in high demand by strategic buyers and private equity firms alike. As disruptive... Click here to read more

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Friday, June 30, 2017 - 11:04
Posted by Jeff Riley, Vice President
The reverse Amazon: What brick-and-mortar retailers need to know in light of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods

The business world was turned upside down last week by Amazon’s announcement of its $13.4 billion acquisition of Whole Foods.... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:57
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
Common M&A Misconception: “We should raise a round before selling” (Part 1)

Having a strong balance sheet prior to entering the market for an M&A event is important. You want to ensure that your cash position is strong and will remain healthy as you are out in the market selling your company and growing your business.

 

The need to raise another round... Click here to read more

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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:53
Posted by Dave Levine, Senior Vice President
Yahoo-Verizon Timeline

Yesterday’s close of Verizon’s Yahoo acquisition is being hailed as the end of an era—but it is also the end of a long, thorough, and painstaking M&A process by Yahoo and... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 09:26
Posted by Timothy Goddard, Executive Vice President of Marketing
Escrow Provisions in M&A Transactions, Part 2

As described in the previous post, escrow accounts are funds carved out of the seller’s proceeds for the benefit of buyers in order to secure indemnification obligations under M&A transactions.... Click here to read more

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 12:02
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
Escrow provisions in M&A Transactions, Part 1

While parties to an M&A transaction do not expect to encounter major post-closing liability issues, transactions involving privately held sellers tend to contain escrow provisions to address buyer concerns over the seller’s financial ability to satisfy indemnification provisions contained in... Click here to read more

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 14:56
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
Common M&A Misconception: “I need to launch my next version, then sell”

As you start preparing for the sale of your company, there are myriad things to consider. Is your product unique enough to spark interest with buyers? Can you convey the value that a potential acquisition... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 12:16
Posted by Andy Hill, Regional Director

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quotesAs far as the Corum people are concerned, you will find that every single one of them down to the secretary are extremely professional. They know how to deal on your behalf and they are great at negotiating. Ultimately they structured an excellent deal for us. I will say this, would I do another transaction with the Corum people? Absolutely.quotes

Rusty Russ
DTR Software International