Tagged: merger and acquisition deal activity

Be Wary of the Guy Who Says He Wants to Buy Your Company (Part 1)

Almost invariably, private company owners say that they have had a call from someone who has expressed interest in buying the company.  While the inquiry may flatter, probably every owner or majority shareholder of...

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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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