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Mergers and Acquisitions

The impact of economic, industry and product cycles on M&A In a recent M&A study by Deloitte, about 60% of executives interviewed cited "Overstated Revenue Forecast" as the greatest concern in valuing a target. The study goes on to say that "In...

Dealmakers must make data driven decisions everyday. And in this day and age, that data can be sourced from a variety of places, including your smartphone. Here are 7 must-have mobile apps for every business professional in the deal-making space: 1. Finance Toolkit by...

It’s 5:30pm on a Thursday, and your VP just said he needs that presentation done by 9am tomorrow. Awesome. It’s gonna be another all-nighter… But have no fear! Firmex has got you covered with some irresistible jams. Whether you’re a hip hop...

In my review of countless pitch books from M&A advisors and investment bankers, I've compiled a list of common mistakes and tips for crafting the perfect pitch book.

Kids today don’t buy lottery tickets. They launch startups. The news is obsessed with the story about how Facebook just bought WhatsApp, with a mere 50 lucky employees, for $19 billion. For those who haven’t downloaded a calculator app because their...

The title of this article might lead one to conclude that this piece is about public companies. While that is true to a large extent, activist shareholders & corporate governance is a topic that applies surprisingly well to private companies where the company stock is held by multiple shareholders.

To celebrate the retail madness of Black Friday, we thought it might be fun to highlight some of the biggest tech deals to ever be made. Our list of “Huge Discounts in Tech Deal History” show that it’s not only people who love a good bargain, but companies as well!
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LinkedIn is an important part of the social sphere and an important marketing tool for any professional. As the fastest growing social network with over 230 million members worldwide, its no wonder 9 out of 10 business executives describe themselves as using LinkedIn “often” or “very often” according to the headhunting and management consultancy, DHR International. But how do you make the most of your profile? Firmex has put together some LinkedIn profile tips for Linkedin profile optimization to make the most of this growing network.

Laws are designed to govern and protect the best interests of a country and its citizens. However, they don’t always have to make sense! Do a little digging, and some laws are just plain wacky.

I was part of a panel presenting at the ILTA educational conference in Las Vegas last month. Our subject, for the second year in a row was, "What's New and Cool in Emerging Technologies?" We talked about all the obligatory subject matter: Windows 8, advancements in eDiscovery, Office 365 and the cloud, the latest in mobile devices and a variety of other things. It was a fun subject and well received. But let me say, it's not just about the technology.