Archive for Category: In the News

Jul 12, 2017

Why US Trade Policy Matters for Cross-Border M&A – Our July M&A Market Report

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest report, found here, contains an update on m&a deals, values and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information industry that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our July M&A Market Update. One of the trends you will notice is the continuation of cross-border m&a transactions – especially in the Fintech, Marketingtech and Infotech arenas. That trend has been good for much of the world – as innovations and improved efficiency have brought benefits to many – and many US and international firms have expanded beyond their native borders. Read more here.…

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Apr 10, 2017

Politicians and Radical Deconstructionists probably won’t kill this market. Our April 2017 Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our report found here tracks deals and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology universe that we follow, and sometimes lead. Read more of our April Market Update here. As any pundit will tell you, in most of the developed world the m&a market and the overall economy are strong – and have been since 2010. There are plenty of people who are willing to take risks (a sine qua non in this business); and who are willing to pay high prices for companies that have scale, unique defensible products, and a track record…

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Feb 28, 2017

Timing – it’s not about luck. It’s about taking control. Our February 2017 Market Update

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As you will see from our report found here, the m&a values and trends in the dozen+ sectors of the information technology industry that we follow and sometimes lead have remained at the relatively high levels that we’ve been seeing since about late 2014. I wrote a blog piece about the strong values and interest in the fintech sector last week – you can read it here. For some, the question has been: “When will it end?” For others: “Is this the right time to be a buyer – or a seller?” To this we have several responses. First: Don’t trust…

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Feb 24, 2017

B2B fintech m&a is alive and well in the middle market

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B2B fintech m&a is alive and well in the middle market. Values and volumes remain strong. Companies continue to innovate and grow. Interest from both strategics and financial sponsors remains high. Want evidence beyond what the industry rags are saying? We’ve already advised on four B2B fintech m&a transactions in these first two months of the year and our pipeline is strong. Buyer/investor interest is not limited to the US. Our four deals included a UK company, a Canadian, a Swiss buyer, and our second recent m&a transaction involving Japanese investors. We are seeing interest in B2B fintech from all…

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Feb 8, 2017

Big Data, Analytics, and Politics. Our February 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Update

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Please see our latest update on m&a trends for the four segments of the Enterprise Data & Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead, here. In December we wrote a blog post on why Data & Analytics failed the pundits predicting the outcome of the Brexit referendum and our recent Presidential Election. A few weeks ago, in our Fintech Market Update, we noted that, in spite of the fears raised by many of these same pundits, following both events, interest rates did not skyrocket – they fell; and securities markets did not crater; they rose. The sky has not…

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