How Cloud Adoption is Driving Tech M&A Deals Globally

In Europe, M&A deal value nearly doubled to £586.3 billion year-on-year in the first half (H1) of 2018. This is the biggest surge since the 2008 financial meltdown. The number rose in spite of a decline in transactions by 18%, to a 13-year low of 6,201 deals made. The agility that the cloud enables gives […]

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Key Issues for Tech Companies Negotiating M&A Agreements

Technology companies negotiating M&A agreements must focus on more than just the final price. A poorly negotiated contract presents significant risks to the seller, and can greatly increase costs. Here are the key terms that sellers must review before agreeing to anything: Consideration and pricing: How much is the business selling for, and how will […]

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Artificial Intelligence M&A and VC Funding Update, H1 2018

Los Angeles, CA – August 17, 2018 – Solganick & Co. issues its latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) M&A and VC Funding update for H1 2018.  The following highlights the report, which can be downloaded here: Solganick Co Artificial Intelligence MnA Update H1 2018 Total US Artificial Intelligence M&A deals are on pace to hit 131 acquisitions […]

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4 Important Growth Trends in Tech Investment Banking

Technology M&A and Investment Banking is growing in leaps and bounds, but some sectors are growing more rapidly than others. It’s a seller’s market, and this is unlikely to change any time soon. Here are the areas in which we’re seeing the most consistent growth. Artificial Intelligence (AI) AI is no longer the fantastical dream […]

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Solganick & Co. IT Services and Tech-Enabled Services M&A Update, YTD 2018

Los Angeles, CA – Leading technology-focused boutique investment bank Solganick & Co. has issued its latest IT Services and Tech-Enabled Services M&A Update for year-to-date 2018.  The report covers the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) environment and trends in sectors including IT consulting, systems integrators, managed services providers, information services, IT staffing, VAR’s, and IT outsourcing […]

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Software M&A Update, H1 2018

Los Angeles, CA – Leading technology-focused investment banking firm, Solganick & Co., has issued its latest Software M&A Update for H1 2018. It covers recent mergers and acquisitions activity within the software sector in the U.S. and global. The following summarizes the report, which can be accessed and downloaded here: Solganick and Co – Software MnA […]

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Why Automation is Good for Investment Banking

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen famously remarked that software was eating the world. Many pundits are now concerned about the effect of automation in the financial services world. Much of this fear is misplaced, at least in the short-term. The amount of new automation software tools and analytics for investment bankers is on the […]

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Key Tech M&A Intellectual Property Issues

Intellectual property is at the core of most tech companies. In private acquisitions, buyers often overlook key intellectual property (IP) concerns in their haste to complete a transaction. Before committing to a purchase, however, a buyer should undertake a rigorous investigation of the target company’s IP. Skilled advisors and intellectual property lawyers can mean the […]

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Software M&A Update, Q1 2018

May 24, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA   Solganick & Co. has issued its latest software M&A update for Q1 2018. You can find the complete report here: Software M&A Update Q1 2018   The following summarizes the report findings: Software saw an increase in both deal volume and deal value, up 32% to 146 transactions […]

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