Archive for: January 2018

Jan 26, 2018

The Chinese Are Coming. Our January 2018 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here gives our sense of the current m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our January Enterprise Data and Analytics Market Update. There can be no doubt that this market is large and growing. Harvard Business Review recently said that 85% of those surveyed in the Fortune 1000 have started, or plan to start, Big Data usage. According to IDC, global revenues for Big Data and business analytics are estimated to grow 12% annually…

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Jan 21, 2018

What Does Healthcare Have In Store for 2018? Here Are Our Predictions.

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Dear Clients and Friends, Read more from our January 2018 HIT Market Update here. Once again it is time to try our hand at predicting the trends that will shape the course of the New Year. Here is our Part I. A different approach to risk management will drive the largest partnerships and M&A transactions. The pending CVS/Aetna and Humana/Kindred acquisitions are not about reducing duplicate costs or adding customers to increase scale. They are about the need to offer a more complete service. The argument is that control over value chain will translate into a more efficient organization with…

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Jan 18, 2018

The Fintech Finance 40: Ken Marlin

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For the fifth year in a row, Institutional Investor has named Ken Marlin as one of the most influential people in fintech finance. Marlin wrote in his 2016 book, The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street, that “successful deals come about as a result of disciplined planning, preparation, and execution — not luck,” and he considers that a guiding principle of Marlin & Associates, the New York–based boutique investment bank he formed in 2002. He reflects, however, on how chance occurrences caused him to change a plan that would have put him on the 106th floor of the…

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Jan 17, 2018

4 Themes Every InfoTech Company Should Be Watching in 2018 – Our January Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our report found here contains an update on m&a deals, values, and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please click here for our January 2018 Market Update. As our regular readers know, we follow this market closely – and we see several themes that InfoTech firms should be watching in 2018. Theme #1: A move to recurring revenue models – and fast. Bankers talk about the attractive values afforded to SaaS and Cloud-based software applications. These are attracting investment dollars and customers. But so too are…

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