Software M&A Blog

Why Going Into Hiatus Isn't Failure

Selling your company, even with the most professional process run by the best M&A advisor, is never a guaranteed success. There are a number of reasons why you might not be able to take your company completely through the process and come out the other side with a finalized deal.

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IvanRuzic's picture
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:18
Posted by Ivan Ruzic, Senior Vice President
How to Know When To Go To Market Part 1: Is It Really Bad To Go Early?

Deciding when to go to market can seem like a difficult decision to make. There is no formula that will tell you if you’re too early, too late or right on target. So how do you decide? Hitting that sweet spot gives you the best chance of achieving the Optimal Outcome, which we describe as... Click here to read more

JeffBrown's picture
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 15:18
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
Your History Doesn't Belong in the Buyer Presentation

I see a lot of M&A presentations begin with a detailed history of the company or in-depth bios of the top executives. While this seems logical and might have a small place in a customer selling presentation, it has no place in potential acquirer presentation. Simply stated, the buyers are... Click here to read more

JonScott's picture
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 08:11
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l
You Weren't Even On The Radar

In Joel Espelien’s post, "Common M&A Misconception: I don’t want to go to market too early," he talked poignantly about the notion that you can never sell too early. I agree with... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:17
Posted by Dave Levine, Senior Vice President

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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.