Category: Mergers & Acquisitions

M&A tops $2.2 trillion in first yearly rise since 2007

M&A tops $2.2 trillion in first yearly rise since 2007

According to a just released Thomson Reuters report, it appears that the global M&A cycle may be back on an upward trajectory, after plummeting in 2008-9.  According to the report, “that means 2011 could...

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Silicon Valley Deal Volume Up in Q1, 2010

Silicon Valley Deal Volume Up in Q1, 2010

According to technology investment research firm 451 Group, the number of technology mergers and acquisitions announced in the first quarter of the year rose to its highest level since the financial crisis first gripped...

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Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions (link to article mentioned in this discussion) The mainstream news media love to beat up on private equity. Silly stereotypes craft “Gordon Gecko-like” images of greedy financiers whose sole objective is...

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How to Close Difficult Deals Using M&A Insurance Products

How to Close Difficult Deals Using M&A Insurance Products

As a deal maker, we need many tools in our kit to bridge the gaps between buyers and sellers. The price is only the first hurdle, and agreement on that may be complicated by...

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