Software M&A Blog

Constellation Software: 2017's Top Acquirer

This year, the Corum list of top strategic acquirers was far more dynamic than the Private Equity list, which remained largely stable.  We saw the first entrance from Chinese giant Alibaba, a major roll-up from J2, and, for the first time, Constellation Software at the top of the heap with over... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 13:33
Posted by Libby Chick, Marketing Assistant
Why Canadian Companies Might Have an Edge in Software Quality

I have been in the Canadian software business for over 40 years. Yes, I wrote Cobol and Fortran (some of the oldest programming languages) – but Assembler was before even my time.

 

During that period, especially in the last 10 years when I have been incubating and selling... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:31
Posted by Bruce Lazenby, Vice President
2018 Top 10 Disruptive Trends: IoT Embraces Industry, Goes Vertical

IoT is more than just smart lightbulbs, learning thermostats and other connected home gadgets. Cisco’s forecast of 50 billion Internet-connected devices by 2020 gets closer to reality every day. However, what often gets overlooked is IoT’s impact on the... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 15:00
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
2018 Top 10 Disruptive Trends: Composite Commerce

We’ve seen a number of trends over the years that deal with the way that people are buying things online and in person.  These trends have evolved over the years, giving way to our Composite Commerce trend.  Given the pace of innovations in this sector, companies need to really... Click here to read more

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Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:00
Posted by Daniel Bernstein, Senior Vice President
2018 Top 10 Disruptive Trends: Data Security

Data Security has a near-permanent place on our Top 10 Disruptive Trends list.  Each innovation and new type of technology creates new vulnerabilities, which in turn creates new demand for innovations in security.  In 2017, we saw a number of large data breaches... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 14:58
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l
2018 Top 10 Disruptive Trends: Regtech

For regulated industries, technology is quickly advancing how companies manage their regulatory compliance. Technology is now mission-critical for banks, financial institutions, governments and enterprises; they all must grapple with significant regulatory volatility as we are... Click here to read more

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Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:31
Posted by Dave Levine, Senior Vice President

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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

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