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

What’s the number one thing stopping you from buying a business? Usually, it’s financing. Either you lack the cash in the bank or your bank won’t (or can’t) lend it ...

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, ...

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.) ...

No question causes more controversy than, “How much is my startup worth?” You’ll find plenty of valuation methodologies to help you answer that question. We’ve written about most of them. ...

Luke Sheppard recently finished his bachelor’s degree at BYU with a little more spending money and work experience than most grads. He just sold his startup for $500,000 at age ...

In a moment of frustration, David Idol created his first successful Chrome extension, Computer Mouse for XCloud. In just a few short months, he was making $4,000 per month in ...

What would you do if you were stuck in a cabin during an Icelandic snowstorm? Adam Senese and his brother came up with their Shopify app for product bundling, Linq ...

Pandemic prevention measures have popped the cork on fundraising and you won’t find a better time to get Acquired. KPMG predicts global M&A to hit $6 trillion this year (2021) ...

Every investment involves risk and SaaS acquisitions are no different.  Skip due diligence and you expose your flanks – you might as well toss a coin and hope for the ...

Acquisitions can involve a lot of hard work. Among other considerations like valuations, financing, and so on, you need to understand how to isolate acquisition assets, ensure they’re transferable, and ...