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4 Key Ways to Prepare for Due Diligence

10 June 2015

Due diligence is a buyer’s detailed investigation into the affairs of your company before they acquire it. But, assuming that due diligence is a one-sided process performed only by entities looking...

HOW TO EXTRACT THE MOST VALUE FROM YOUR EXIT

15 May 2015

Given today’s very active technology merger and acquisition market, which continues to look strong in 2015, it makes sense to proactively prepare to achieve the most value from your exit. Too often,...

7 M&A DEAL KILLERS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

07 April 2015

Given today’s very active technology merger and acquisition market, and given that it looks to remain strong, it makes sense to examine the state of your company in order to maximize the value of...

5 M&A HR ISSUES TO FOCUS ON FOR LONG-TERM SUCCESS

04 November 2014

Smart managers on both sides of a deal know that successful mergers are not just about financial wins, but are a result of merging the intellectual capital of both organizations. This means...

OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY M&A DEALS REACH $141B

13 October 2014

Deloitte’s mergers and acquisitions specialists just released a report on what’s driving activity in the oil and gas industry, which suggests the deal market may be poised for a rebound. A total of...

ARE YOU EXIT READY? SIX AREAS OF YOUR COMPANY TO EXAMINE AS IF YOU WERE A BUYER

10 October 2014

You’ve probably heard the saying that tech companies are generally bought, not sold. This means that you, as the seller, may have very little control over who acquires your company and, perhaps more...

3 TIPS TO ENSURE YOUR M&A GROWTH STRATEGY IS SUCCESSFUL

09 October 2014

Turn to the financial section of any newspaper today and you’ll likely see an article concerning M&A activity. After nearly a decade of austerity, companies across a wide spectrum of industries are...

7 REASONS YOU SHOULD USE A VIRTUAL DATA ROOM FOR YOUR EXIT

30 September 2014

If an exit is part of your business strategy you know that an efficient, easy-to-use virtual data room can be the key element in gaining that slight edge on a transaction—an edge that can be the...

Due Diligence: Whose Job is it?

16 September 2014

Too often, technology companies seeking a profitable exit make the flawed assumption that the due diligence process resides solely in the hands of the buyer. This assumption can lead to fatal...

ACQUISITION IS A PARTNERSHIP — 5 TIPS TO MAKE IT SO

09 September 2014

Buying a company is not like buying a house where you move in and never see the previous owner again. It’s more like moving into the house with the previous owner. Thinking of an acquisition this way...

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