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Value of Tech M&A on the Decline

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Barbara Jorgensen
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Value of M&A
Barbara Jorgensen   11/14/2012 5:44:07 PM

It's not a surprise the values have come down, but it's bad news for companies that are looking for a potential buyer. But I'm not hearing much about buyers aggressively pursuing other companies and taking advantage of a buyers market either. They are still sitting on their cash. There's a wait and see attitude regarding the economy, and it hasn't budged even though the US election is finally over. The next inflection point will be tax policies..and by then there will probably be a new reason not to invest.

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Interesting insight into Tech M&A
AdityaJayaram   11/14/2012 9:15:08 AM

Interesting thoughts , just read this M&A thought leadership whitepaper ' Increasing trend of sell-side due diligence ' on sell side due diligence and why it is important in an m&a activity. @ http://bit.ly/UfcVwS readers will find it very useful .

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Value of Tech M&A on the Decline
SP   11/14/2012 6:47:42 AM

Agreed the tech companies have made more rivals than helping each other. Most of the merger and acquisition kills the weaker party. Unless its the win win situation for both the parties or unless one is really a big guy it doesnt turn out good. So I guess Tech M&A are less.

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Maturity amongst big players
WaqasAltaf   11/13/2012 11:18:58 PM

Larger IT firms have themselves created so much rivalry with each other that friendly mergers have become a remote possibility. Nonetheless, exceptions are always there and we cannot rule out that two big firms join hands for competitive advantage.

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