Software M&A 2009 Wrap-Up, 2010 Forecast & New Exit Perspectives

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Ken Bender, founder and Managing Director of Software Equity Group, provides an in-depth look at the improving M&A climate, and how sellers can begin to plan for a strong exit today.

Software Mergers & Acquisitions in 2009:

  • Specifically how did the economic downturn impact public software company financial performance in 2009?
  • What’s happened to the valuation premium for public SaaS companies?
  • What is the current state of software M&A? How did deal volumes and exit valuations fare in 2009? What’s the trajectory?
  • What do buyers value in the current market? What are their M&A plans and priorities for 2010?
  • Is there a significant upturn looming for software M&A in 2010?
  • Why do most privately held software companies seriously mis-time their exits?
  • Why conventional wisdom doesn’t work: A contrarian view of exit timing

This webcast was conducted live on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010. Please register to view now.