Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, equity, and venture investments are all forms of strategic transactions, which are unique in several aspects.

What is the dark side of valuation?

Jimmy M. 2018-05-11 11:43:25 Market capitalization, revenue, operating losses, investors

The new technology firms dominating financial markets were the companies that use the internet to deliver products and services.

What are the obvious and not so obvious factors in valuation?

Jimmy M. 2018-05-11 11:43:25 Earnings momentum, intangibles, intangible assets, private company, capital market, valuation

There are many different types of investors with many different objectives. Some want growth and look for stocks with high returns and earnings momentum. Others seek value and purchase stocks they feel are undervalued and underfollowed by Wall Street.

Waves in mergers and acquisitions between 1997-2007

Sarah R. 2018-05-11 11:43:25 Mega-merger, mortgage-backed security, securities, lenders, investing, acquirers

There are both common and variable patterns of takeover activity and profitability across M&A waves.

Negotiation is a team effort in mergers and acquisitions deals

Sarah R. 2018-05-11 10:18:03 Negotiation, acquirer, investment banker, attorney, business transaction, accounting strategies

Negotiation is a series of highly interactive in parallel steps that involve decisions about what is being acquired and the appropriate form of payment.

Repeat players in technology mergers and acquisitions game

Jacob C. 2018-05-11 08:01:14 Serial acquirer, strategic transactions, strategic buyers, tech corporations

Repeat mergers and acquisitions players usually have dedicated deal teams and standardized procedures, documents, and models.