Jan Robertson speaks on ACG national panel April 8th , part of a four part series on Trends in Tech M&A Dealmaking. In this series of short clips, Jan provides an update on the blockbuster Q1 2021 for M&A deals – best on record since early 1980s – what’s driving this robust dealmaking activity, plus some cautionary notes as to what factors
Mergers & Acquisitions
M&A in 2021 – What’s Ahead? Five Things Business Owners Need to Consider if Preparing to Sell
Perhaps you are a founder/owner of a high-growth tech company that needs capital and other resources that a larger company in your sector could provide? Perhaps you own a well-established business and are considering retirement? Perhaps you’ve recently been approached by interested buyers in your industry? All of these are valid reasons you may be pondering whether now is the…
The Importance of Personal Chemistry in M&A Dealmaking
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing a client whom we worked closely with for several months on the sale of a software company he had co-founded with a couple of partners. He had graciously agreed to do a webinar with us to tell his story of selling a business, from a client’s perspective. During the interview, I asked him…
Working With SiVal On The M&A Journey – The Client Perspective [VIDEOS]
Working with SiVal on the M&A Process
Lessons Learned & Tips for Other Business Owners in Selling Their Business
Making The Decision To Sell
Why Work With an M&A Firm
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Disruptive Tech Trends and Why They Matter in This Economy – Smart Logistics and Mobility Analytics – Keys to Supply Chain Efficiency
Disruption in Supply Chains – What If? Scenarios
A year ago, if you had even suggested that people would be forced to stay in their homes, businesses would be closed, and the hottest commodity around would be toilet paper, people would have laughed. Fast forward to May 2020, not many people are laughing. Supply Chain Management (SCM) has become one…
Software M&A – Rays of Sunshine in an Otherwise Gloomy Market
May 2020 Update
It’s not all doom and gloom in the M&A market, despite what you may have heard. The rapid shift to remote workforce, distance learning and managing dispersed teams has heightened the need for collaboration tools, video conferencing and enhanced cybersecurity.
Smart logistics and AI for efficient supply chain management is even more critical in the post…
M&A and Coronavirus: How Can Business Owners Survive and Preserve Value?
Perhaps you have been thinking about selling your business in the next year or two, having heard about the robust M&A market and high sale values in recent times. You may have even begun some planning in this regard.
However, with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing its spread, impacting our lives and businesses, it is difficult to focus on anything but…
M&A and Current Challenges, Impacted by Coronavirus – How Can Business Owners Prepare?
Perhaps you have been thinking about selling your business in the next year or two, having heard about the robust M&A market and high sale values in recent times. You may have even begun some planning in this regard. However, with the covid-19 pandemic continuing its spread, impacting our lives and businesses, it’s difficult to focus on anything but the…
Top 10 Challenges in Selling a Family or Closely Held Business – Part 3
Welcome to the third in a series concerning the challenges of selling a family-owned or closely held business. If you have not read the previous articles, part 1 is available here and you can find part 2 here.
If what you see here looks familiar, the time to act is now. Many of these issues take time to resolve…
Small and Mid-Size Businesses: A Primer on Surviving Due Diligence and Closing a Deal
If you think it’s been a challenge to build your company, grow your customer base, hire and retain the right talent and eke out a profit over the years…now you are about to be put through a daunting set of hurdles to prove it to a skeptical buyer. Every stone will be unturned and achieving your forecast during the process…