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You've Sold Your Company. What Are You Going To Do Next?

I get asked this question a lot by CEOs: What do CEOs do after they have sold their companies?


This is certainly an important question to ask if you are thinking about selling your business.  After all, you've spent an incredible amount of your time and energy (an... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 09:27
Posted by Dave Levine, Senior Vice President
The Changing Value of IP: Patents in Tech M&A Update

For at least half a century, business leaders have seen dramatic increases in their need to consider Intellectual Property, or “IP,” in strategic decision making, particularly as they address issues of growth and exit. Related rights – especially patents – are now recognized as cornerstones of... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 16:27
Posted by Elon Gasper, Executive Vice President, Research & Technology
Daily Deal Roundup #4

As always, we’re here with another group of deals that we talked about over the last couple of weeks.  If you’re interested in hearing about these deals on a daily basis, then head on over to our Twitter where we post often about the deals that we’re seeing.  Some of these deals may even come up... Click here to read more

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Friday, July 6, 2018 - 16:21
Posted by Anna Lebedieva,
What Does "Operating Experience" Mean In The M&A Process And Why Does It Matter?
Operating experience means that a person has started, grown, managed, and sold a technology company.  In other words, that they have “walked in your shoes.” There is a huge difference between working solely on the financial side of the tech industry (VC, PE, or traditional investment banking)... Click here to read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 14:30
Posted by Joel Espelien, President
Daily Deal Roundup #3

Welcome back to another round of the deals that we’ve been sharing on Corum’s twitter over the last couple of weeks.  There have been a number of really interesting deals out there for us to cover. For those of you that would rather see our deals as soon as we post them, then head to... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 13:18
Posted by Liudmila Reviakina,
Bridging the Gap Between You and the Acquirer: Don't Bring a Knife to the Gunfight

Corum is the world’s most successful advisor to the sellers of privately held software and IT companies.  We have advised on over 300 transactions and created over $7B in wealth – and that is all we do.


Most of us only get one chance to sell our company and the way the deal... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:57
Posted by Bruce Lazenby, Vice President
The Paradox Of The French M&A Market

France has a vibrant technology scene with a well-educated tech talent pool, world-class STEM universities and Grandes Ecoles, and innovative tech firms. French Tech companies leverage these resources and stand out with sophisticated technology products and services. They need to do so... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 15:32
Posted by Jaber Tannay, Vice President
Corum #DailyDealFlow Deal RoundUp - Round 2

Over the last two weeks, we’ve seen a lot of interesting deals on our #DailyDealFlow series on Twitter.  If you haven’t seen our #DailyDealFlow on Twitter, then all you need to know is that we’re trying to bring you some of the interesting deals that we see on a regular basis at Corum.  We grab... Click here to read more

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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:55
Posted by Patrick Cunningham, Junior Research Analyst
The Four Questions Corum Asks

The Corum Group functions as a group of M&A advisors that work collaboratively on every single deal.  As a dealmaker, I speak with a number of companies, not all of them are Corum clients.  A good chunk of my time is spent sitting down with them and discussing the M&A process.  Corum has... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 16:00
Posted by Marc O'Brien, Vice President
Top Ten Keys to a Valuable Valuation - Part 2

In our previous post on valuations, we went over some of the most common methods used to value software companies. In this post, we’re going to cover best-practices for presenting and justifying your desired valuation so that you can be better prepared to achieve an optimal outcome for your firm... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 13:51
Posted by Yasmin Khodamoradi, Director of Valuation Services
What's My Company Worth?

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quotesWe are happy. Based on their proven methodology, many years of experience, first class contacts and - last not least - their dedicated and highly professional representative, Corum identified the right partner for IQProducts and helped us in many ways to close the deal. Without Corum, I am convinced; we would never have sold our company at the valuation we finally achieved.quotes

Frank Berger
IQproducts GmbH