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Understanding Working Capital

10 July 2018

In most M&A transactions, the parties arrive at a purchase price by multiplying the target company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) by an agreed-upon...

Are Earnouts Good or Bad?

24 April 2018

The discipline of mergers and acquisitions is a complex and labyrinthine one, peppered with its share of false starts, thrilling chases, heartbreaking failures and colossal triumphs. ShareVault...

7 Ways a Virtual Data Room Can Keep an M&A Deal From Unraveling

12 April 2018

Even in strong economies, the M&A process can be a rocky road to navigate. Too often, organizations seeking a profitable exit make the flawed assumption that the due diligence process is solely the...

8 Key Factors for Taking Your Company From Founding to Exit

16 February 2018

Every life sciences entrepreneur’s ultimate goal is to realize a successful and profitable exit for their startup. After all, if you are the founder of a life science organization, you have more than...

12 Tips & Tricks You Didn't Know About ShareVault

13 October 2017

At ShareVault, our goal is to provide a tool that simplifies our customers’ lives. To that end, we are constantly improving our product and looking for ways to reduce the time it takes for...

10 Ways to Ensure Your M&A Transaction is a Complete Failure

27 September 2017

The M&A failure rate is high largely because acquiring companies often fail to address critical factors related to technology and talent that can destroy M&A value in the due diligence...

Maximizing M&A Value, Minimizing Surprises

21 September 2017

Although the M&A market continues to grow, the microeconomic environment is tightening, making the margin of error much narrower. Activist investors are increasingly advocating divesting...

3 Ways to Ensure Your M&A Growth Strategy is Successful

03 August 2017

Turn to the financial section of any newspaper today, and you will find an array of articles concerning M&A activity. Increasingly, companies across a broad spectrum of industries are seeking to grow...

How to Conduct Successful Due Diligence

14 July 2017

When conducting due diligence on a target company, your goal is to thoroughly evaluate its affairs in order to make an informed decision as to whether to proceed with an acquisition. After completing...

M&A Value Creators & Destroyers

07 June 2017

In today’s digital economy, technology and talent drive business performance. That’s why these two dimensions are so critical to maximizing the return on any M&A transaction. On June 21st, ShareVault...

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Data Rooms

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