VIEWS AND FACTS ON M&A

The valuation vs. market price. What´s the difference?

A market valuation helps determine the company’s worth on the market. Valuing a business is often described both as an art and a science. Usually, there is a gap between valuation and the market...

Why do companies make acquisitions?

According to my experience, there is only one formula for selecting acquisition targets successfully. It is the business strategy: each merger or acquisition must have its business growth objective....

Growing inorganically: the secret to a successful M&A valuation

Is inorganic growth your strategic choice? Have you acquired a company, or are you planning to do so? As I wrote in a previous article, it is essential to always check the strategy fit from...

If you intend to sell your business – plan ahead

Selling your business can be an attractive scenario for any entrepreneur. When you’ve decided to market your business, my first question is: why? Your potential buyer will ask this also. Some...

Opportunities to increase your company´s value

Usually, at a certain point in the life cycle of small and medium-sized companies, the owners decide to sell. The case depends mainly on the timing and the money offered. Why sell your business? How...

Is now the right time to sell your business?

This seems to be a high season regarding valuations in the ICT industry. We have had many deal closings during the last 18 months, and there will be more announcements at the end of the year. Is now...

A year of ownership changes in small and midsize ICT services companies

Our study shows that ownership changed in 52% of the IT service companies with less than €25 million in sales between 2015 and 2018. We followed ownership arrangements of 65 companies over 36...
Why do companies make acquisitions?

Why do companies make acquisitions?

According to my experience, there is only one formula for selecting acquisition targets successfully. It is the business strategy: each merger or acquisition must have its...

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Articles on mergers and acquisitions

Why do companies make acquisitions?

According to my experience, there is only one formula for selecting acquisition targets successfully. It is the business strategy: each merger or acquisition must have its...

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