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.) ...

What’s the trick to buying offshore businesses as a US buyer? Bryan DiGiorgio of 1840 & Company says buyers need to understand two things: Bryan’s had a bit of experience ...

Selling your business to a buyer in the same country is tough. Imagine doing it across international borders. Miguel Diaz spent three years building Swearit, a blockchain-based authenticity verification platform. ...

Acquisition lawyer at Scale LLP, Doug Mitchell, recalls one of the closest calls he’s ever encountered while advising a sale. He was working with a business seeking seller-side financing to ...

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 ...

Finally – someone has offered to buy your startup. You’ve been waiting years for this moment. You feel euphoric, excited. Dreams of life post-acquisition flash through your mind. But then ...

If you want to buy another business, don’t let a lack of capital hold you back. You’re unlikely to land that killer idea first time so serial entrepreneurship is your ...