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Mar 16, 2016

Can you integrate it?

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In a conversation with a client earlier this week, we talked about the successes that many of our clients have found after deals are completed – and the failures we occasionally see. We noted that, in many cases, the credit or the fault stems not from the price people paid but rather from the success (or failure) of the integration – which, in our view, in turn stems from the amount of work they put into integration investigation, planning and execution before the transaction is complete. Everyone seems to know that integration is important. And nearly everyone we work with pays some attention to planning for it. But some firms are just better at the process than others.

Jul 22, 2010

Partner Maxworthy Recognized as one of the Leading Young M&A Professionals Under 40

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Today our Michael (Max) Maxworthy has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as one of the leading 40 M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who have made great accomplishments before their 40th year. Maxworthy was chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of international nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders. “I am pleased to recognize Michael Maxworthy as a winner of our inaugural awards and bestow upon him The M&A Advisor’s highest individual achievement,” said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO and founder of The M&A Advisor. “We’ve been recognizing transactions and teams for their achievements over the…

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Dec 1, 2008

Huffington Post raises $25M round

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Today our partner Michael (Max) Maxworthy was quoted in a disucssion on Huffington Post’s capital raise of $25M by David Shabelman for The Deal.com. Times are tough for traditional newspapers, with increasing numbers of people choosing to get information online in real time rather than read yesterday’s news. Among the chief beneficiaries in the media industry are online companies such as HuffingtonPost.com Inc., which said Monday, Dec. 1, the company has raised $25 million in Series C funding from Oak Investment Partners. In addition to political commentary, Huffington Post provides news on business, the media and entertainment, with separate channels…

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Nov 24, 2008

I Now Pronounce You Merged!

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Today our partner Michael (Max) Maxworthy was quoted by Max Bowie for Inside Market Data. …This week alone, European multilateral trading facility Chi-X tied the knot with data technology provider Cicada, while Swedish news provider Direkt divorced Swedish electronic publishing house Bisnode to elope with Norwegian data vendor Infront, and Interactive Data remarried the NTT Data Financial Corp. subsidiary of Japan’s NTT data, the two having previously divorced in the 1990s. Chi-X’s purchase of Cicada gives the market operator a second, established technology platform at its fingertips, in addition to its current trading and data engine, to sell to other…

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Apr 23, 2007

Tech IPOs poised to make a comeback in New York

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Today our partner Michael (Max) Maxworthy was quoted in a discussion of the IPO market by Amanda Fung for Investment News. Dice Holdings Inc., which operates career– and job–oriented websites, including Dice.com and JobsintheMoney .com, plans to raise $100 million through an initial public offering. The six–year–old Manhattan company, which filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 4, has been owned by private–equity firms General Atlantic LLC of Greenwich, Conn., and Quadrangle Group LLC of New York since 2005. Though few technology firms in the New York area have had IPOs over the past two years, analysts say that more may…

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