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  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Asset Sale versus Stock Sale

    Every business is unique. Therefore, every merger or acquisition transaction between any 2 or more businesses will inevitably be unique. There are a myriad of ways that any M&A deal can be structured. However, the ultimate objective is simple: To structure a deal that satisfies the objectives of the buyer and seller in a transaction. Of course, […]

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  • Checklist for Performing Business Due Diligence of a Technology Business

    This piece follows the article on the important legal due diligence process you must perform when you intend to acquire a technology company. You can read the preceding article here: Checklist for Performing Legal Due Diligence of a Technology Business. So you’re looking to acquire a technology company. You’ve looked at a number of prospects, identified a suitable candidate, and […]

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  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Reverse Mergers of Technology Companies

    A reverse merger is a process in which a privately-held company can go public without the high expense and complexities of a traditional initial public offering (IPO). In a reverse merger, a private company merges with a publicly-listed company. The publicly-traded entity is sometimes a business that failed. Or it may have been formed as a “blind pool company” […]

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  • Checklist for Performing Legal Due Diligence of a Technology Business

    So you’re looking to acquire a technology company. You’ve looked at dozens of prospects, identified a suitable candidate, and both the buyer and seller have executed a letter of intent. Now we get to the due diligence phase. This involves a thorough legal, financial, and strategic review of the company. Due diligence is absolutely essential and […]

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  • History of Internet Mergers & Acquisitions: At Home Corporation acquired Excite Inc. for $6.7 billion in 1999

    Let’s take a walk down memory lane to see how far Internet mergers & acquisitions deals have come. We can learn a great deal from the past because history will repeat itself. I think the most effective way to explore this subject would be to review some of the top Internet deals during the height of the Internet Gold Rush between […]

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  • Revenue-Based Financing Solutions for Technology Companies

    WHAT IS REVENUE-BASED FINANCING? Revenue-based financing (RBF), also known as royalty-based financing, is a unique form of financing provided by RBF investors to small- to mid-sized businesses in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of a business’ gross revenues. The capital provider receives monthly payments until his invested capital is repaid, along with a multiple of that […]

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