Tag: M&A

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A Quick Reminder About Fairness Opinions

While we’ve written on this topic in the past, given the high volume of transaction (M&A, investment, etc) activity over the past few years, we …

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Helping Out With a Spin-Out

Background In 2017, per Newzoo, digital gaming achieved a truly impressive feat – it surpassed all other forms of entertainment with respect to total revenue …

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To Sell or Not to Sell…

Background A publicly traded company (the Client) offering identity protection to individuals received an offer to acquire it from a larger company (the Buyer) in …

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Deal Analysis: Research Institute Contemplating Acquisition

Background An established, biomedical research facility was looking to enter into an agreement with a hospital organization which would absorb the research institute in exchange …

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Fiduciary Risks for Venture Directors in Financings and Sales

Two decisions by the Delaware Court of Chancery highlight the risks of certain types of financing and sale transactions at companies where venture capital investors …

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Valuation for Corporate Spin-Offs

Companies use spin-offs for a lot of reasons:  to enhance shareholder value, to move a new technology into a better environment for development, or to …

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Merger of Two Private Companies Enabled by Independent Valuations

A venture capital firm with investments in two companies believed that it made sense to merge them. But, the firm needed assistance in overcoming concerns …

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Valuation Team Helps Management Plan Technology Acquisition

An acquiring company wanted to know the balance sheet and income statement effects of a planned acquisition.  The new accounting standard about the valuation of …

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