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Feb 15, 2018

Pigs Get Slaughtered. Our February 2018 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 latest February Market Update. There’s an old saying in our business: Bulls and Bears make money; Pigs get slaughtered. We are living in good times: in spite of a recent pull back, global equity markets are still up more than 20% over the past 12 months; there is something like a trillion dollars of unspent capital committed to financial sponsors and in the…

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Dec 14, 2017

We’re Bullish On SaaS M&A – See Our December 2017 Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The year is almost over. The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four sectors of Enterprise Data and Analytics that we follow, and sometimes lead. As you will see, it’s been a strong year. Please click here for our December 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics report. We’ve been advising buyers and sellers of Data and Analytics companies for more than 15 years now – more than 200 transactions – and each deal is still a treat. This week we announced another one: we were exclusive financial and strategic advisor to Tier1CRM,…

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Dec 13, 2017

Alexa – What Is The Future of Healthcare M&A? Our December HIT Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please click here for our December HIT Market Update. Some companies engage in M&A to achieve synergies or diversification, while others aim for growth or to eliminate the competition. History is full of examples of horizontal tie-ups amongst  providers, insurers or pharmaceuticals. In the new era of healthcare, however, M&A is all about survival. Our industry is struggling to find new ways to capture and keep customers before some other new world interlopers – like Amazon or Walmart – find a way to take them away from you. The pending acquisition of Aetna by CVS is a…

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Dec 7, 2017

Net Neutrality and Why It Still Matters To M&A. Our December 2017 Market Update.

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest Market Update report is found here. It contains an update on the 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 December Market Update. It’s been a strong year for information technology companies: revenue and profit are up for most and, as you can see from the report below, so are values. We’ve had a strong year – and it’s not over yet. But instead of recapping of our deals and awards, we are going to use this space…

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Nov 27, 2017

Will AI Take My Job? Our November 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four sectors of Enterprise Data and Analytics that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please find our November Enterprise Data and Analytics Update here. Stephen Hawking, the world renowned physicist, was recently quoted as being “quite concerned” that artificial intelligence could soon replace humans – completely. He called to mind some of the fears portrayed in the movie “Blade Runner” (one of my favorites). It’s a scary concept. An article by McKinsey last year was a bit less apocalyptic – but it did list 800…

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