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February 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

M&A – What’s in store for 2016?

If 2015 was the year of mega-deals, fueled by a host of conditions including the availability of cash and stable public equity markets, tax considerations, and senior executive confidence, then what’s in store for 2016? The general sense coming out of Wall Street following earnings season seems to be that M&A activity at the very high-end […]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Beware the Spike

The Real Risk of Venture Debt A couple of years ago I was with a med-tech CEO who referred to venture debt as being like a super charger for your car.  Strap it on and you get immediate low-end power to accelerate your efforts.  Along with the super charger, he explained, a spike gets placed […]

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Mergers and Acquisitions in Manufacturing Automation 2015

2015 was another respectable year for M&A in manufacturing Automation, running ahead of the second half of 2014 from Q2 through Q4, but overall finishing behind the 2014 pace.  For tracked companies Mirus identified 46 acquisitions in 2015 as compared to 50 in 2014 and 59 in 2013.  Mirus continues to attribute this overall adjustment […]