May 22, 2020 – Aaron Solganick, CEO and Founder of Solganick & Co., was on the Software & SaaS / M&A Activities & Opportunities panel for an Axial Virtual Roundtable. The panel discussed the current M&A environment, the impact of COVID 19 on the M&A market, and the outlook and opportunities that are arising. Private equity professionals and investment bankers participated in this one hour+ virtual panel, including Mr. Solganick.

To access the entire video or audio version of the panel, go here:

Show Notes
Introductions 00:00 – 12:45

Sector-by-sector challenges – 12:45

Working remotely + the new normal – 30:00

The importance of being “mission-critical” – 35:50

How the debt market is impacting how deals get done – 40:30

When will in-person meetings start back up? – 48:50

Creativity to increase the likelihood to close – 53:56

Structuring a transaction & sharing risk – 1:01:01

Valuations – 1:07:00

About Solganick & Co.

Solganick & Co. is a data-driven investment bank and M&A advisory firm with a focus on the software and tech-enabled services sectors. Formed in 2009, the firm has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Toronto. Its team has completed over $20B in M&A transactions to date. For more information, go to

About Axial

Axial is a private network that connects members through an online platform, intimate events, curated introductions, and the most sophisticated deal-oriented matching engine in the world. Axial is the M&A deal network for the middle market. Over 11,000 buyers, investors, lenders, advisors, and private companies currently use Axial. Since 2009, advisors and CEOs have privately marketed over 40,000 transaction opportunities to interested parties on the other side. For more information, go to