Tag Archives: FIB

  1. Letter of Intent; What Am I Signing?

    By Stephen Sistrunk If you have ever discussed the process of selling a business with an owner who has been through it, he or she likely mentioned the term “letter of intent” or “LOI” at some point during your conversation.  The LOI is a key document that denotes a major transition in the sale process. …

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  2. 2015 M&A Review and 2016 M&A Overview

    By Duane P. Donner II, Managing Partner 2015 M&A REVIEW The numbers are still being tallied, but we already know that 2015 proved to be a record year for global M&A activity. Dealogic reported in late December that global M&A activity will exceed $5 trillion, the highest aggregate value ever, up 37% from 2014 ($3.67 trillion)….

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  3. Case Study: ActekSoft Outright Sale

    Founded in 1999, ActekSoft (Actek) delivered commission, incentive compensation and compliance software solutions for complex selling environments primarily in the insurance and general healthcare payer markets. Actek, once listed by Gartner as a key player in the developing enterprise incentive management industry, positioned itself at the forefront through a focus on delivering user-configurable software, responsive customer…

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  4. Six Things to Consider When Choosing A M&A Lawyer

    By Joe Brady The transaction lawyers play a critical role in the final leg of a M&A process.  For the seller, they assist with legal due diligence, review and help negotiate a variety of pivotal closing documents starting with the purchase agreement and disclosure schedules, but also including non-competes, employment agreements, real estate leases, escrow…

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  5. Due Diligence; Seller Beware

    By Joe Brady, Director Twenty percent of engaged couples break it off before the wedding.  At least that’s what I heard and I thought the number was low.  Sure, the proposal and engagement parties are pure bliss and filled with anticipation of walking the aisle, but not long after, some might start to see yellow…

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  6. Founders Advises on Three Transactions in Third Quarter

    Principals of Founders advised on three transactions in the third quarter this year, all of which due to competitive sensitivities, the acquirers have requested that some of the parties and terms of the transactions remain confidential. Highlights of the transactions were as follows:    

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