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Apr 4, 2019

It’s About Revenue Synergies, Stupid: Our March Infotech M&A update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please click here for our March Infotech m&a update. Please click here for a print-friendly version. As many of you know, over the past 17+ years we have advised on more than 200 successful m&a transactions. We use the term “successful” to mean that the deal completed. But we recognize that investors and acquirers assess if a transaction was “successful” in hindsight. For a financial sponsor, the answer eventually becomes clear. For them, it’s all about exit value. But for a strategic acquirer the answer can be more amorphous – it’s all about whether the acquired firm…

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Apr 4, 2019

Could a “Minsky Moment” Be Around the Corner? Our February Infotech M&A update

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Dear Clients and Friends, We hope that your New Year is off to a strong start. The Infotech m&a market sure is. As you will see from the report below, m&a deal volume and values are still up in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead. We’re busy. Please click here for a print-friendly version. Last month we put out a set of fairly rosy m&a market predictions for 2019 and we are sticking by them. Global equity markets are still strong; interest rates remain relatively low; banks are lending; corporate buyers and financial sponsors have plenty of…

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Jan 11, 2019

Six Infotech M&A Predictions for 2019: Our January Report

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Dear Clients and Friends, We hope that your holidays were filled with family and a break from the news. Our latest report on the m&a values and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead can be found here. It may help relieve some stress. The market remains strong. As we start the New Year we thought we would share a few predictions relevant to our world: 1. Most of the world’s equities markets will rebound in 2019 –– unless Donald Trump gets impeached, in which case all bets are off. Bull…

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Dec 19, 2018

Data Privacy Regulations Can’t Come Soon Enough. Our December Report on M&A in the Enterprise Data and Analytics Industry

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here gives our sense of the current m&a trends and deals in the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our December Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update. As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, it is worth remembering that our world of enterprise data & analytics really does include data. “Data is the new gold” is not just a catchphrase anymore, as data continues to generate increasing wealth for many. As the news media has recently noticed, firms such as…

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Dec 12, 2018

Countering Volatility with Innovation to Achieve Success – Our Fintech M&A Report for December 2018

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Dear Clients and Friends, As the year end approaches, it is clear that volatility is not going away soon. After the recent market swings – and the drop in the value of cryptocurrencies – it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the best b2b Fintech firms have managed to persevere – and even succeed in this volatile world. The key may be staying at the forefront of technological innovation. As you will see from our December report found here, values, trends and transactions for the best companies in the seven segments of the B2B Fintech world that we follow…

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