All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acquisitions

Sellers

Selling your startup might be the last thing on your mind right now. I’m sure you’re busy enough just running your business, so why add acquisition planning to your to-do ...

Few could blame you for wanting to pay as little tax as possible on your acquisition. After all, you’ve invested years into building your startup to the point of exit. ...

What do you want from an acquisition?  For most founders, it’s three things: to sell quickly, easily, and for the highest price.  You might hold secondary goals such as finding ...

Buyers

Before investing your hard-earned money, consider the potential returns. A 10 percent return in the stock market is usually considered good1, but on Acquire, it’s not unheard of to acquire ...

Think of the Letter of Intent (LOI) as a starting pistol. Once fired, the race to complete the acquisition as quickly and easily as possible begins. While not legally binding, ...

Much of the value of a SaaS startup lies in its technology. Before you Acquire one, you must review the technical foundations upon which the startup is built. Cracks could ...

Today, we invite you to break down the walls separating your business from the international buying community with help from our multilingual M&A advisory. After several recent multimillion-dollar exits across ...

Wondering what you get in return for the listing fee? Put simply, you get everything you need to sell. Not just a marketplace with over 400k buyers, but also an ...

Hey founders and acquirers, The latest multiples report is here! I know you’ve been waiting a while for this, so thanks for your patience. (Not read our previous reports? Download them now.) ...

Curious what a professional small startup acquirer cares about when scouting a business to purchase? There are a growing group of people who make a living out of acquiring growing ...

What are the three biggest mistakes SME buyers make when choosing an M&A lawyer? M&A professional Eric Pacifici says new buyers often pick lawyers who: After years of cementing billion-dollar ...

Here’s a fun stat for you, the homeowner association (HOA) industry in the US alone was worth $38.8 billion in 2023. Hussein Reda tapped into some of that value during ...

Accenture reports that a “lack of benchmarking media performance and media spend” is one of the five biggest areas of corporate overspend. In other words, businesses waste money on marketing ...

When buying a business, it’s important to know what you want. The wrong acquisition can ruin your finances and reputation. So if you’re unsure of how to start, I recommend ...

With 500 Startups Accelerator’s new class introduction video and its notorious chant, you can’t help but wonder if the current system for funding startups is really the best route to ...