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There’s a misalignment going on, a void between the business fundamentals at the core of tech-enabled companies and the out-of-touch software-sized valuations they’re being emblazoned with. It’s proving a weighty thing for these tech-enabled companies to carry. In March, Shyp, the so-called...

In the world of M&A, few topics are as important or as vexing as valuation. Firmex and MergerMarket interviewed 25 mid-market M&A dealmakers in North America about the human biases and intangibles that impact how an asset is valued, and the most common valuation blunders.

It took barely a day for shots to fire after beloved North Carolina craft beer brand Wicked Weed’s sale to Budweiser-making multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev. Fiercely independent taprooms ditched Wicked Weed, drinkers spouted calls of treachery via social media and the NC...

Earlier this month, it was announced that advertising technology firm TubeMogul would be acquired by Adobe for $540 million in cash tender offer. We were lucky enough to chat with one of the engineers at TubeMogul and get an employee’s perspective...

When I was in high school, I dated a girl from South America, which introduced me to a host of different cultural norms. After a family event one evening, I noticed her mother was giving a customary kiss on the cheek...

In a bid to be more efficient and expend less brain power the mind has developed cognitive biases. Simply put, these are essentially lazy assistants that often filter out the details and funnel us into habitual thinking. Biologically speaking, it’s a...

Yahoo, once a pioneering titan of the digital era, has long since fallen from its lofty position. The lengthy saga appears to be ending with its sale to Verizon for a meager $4.8 billion, a far cry from the $125 billion...

The numbers don’t lie: the activist investors are coming, whether you like it or not. In the first half of 2016, 463 companies worldwide were the subject of activist demands looking to shake up a board of directors or pivot a...

In a recent Merger Market report, the beginning of the year was described as a buyer’s market, and a reference was made to “unicorns”. When most people use this term, they’re referring either to a mythical mono-horned horse, or to private companies...

Disclaimer: there is no such thing as a “casual” client meeting. If you’re with a client then you’re on the job, and your ability to finesse situations outside of the boardroom will undoubtedly be called upon at some point in your...