Congratulations to Eutecus on its Sale to Sensity Systems and Subsequently Verizon
I would like to offer my congratulations to Csaba Rekeczky and the folks at Eutecus on the successful sale of their company to Sensity Systems (see http://merger.com/transactions/eutecus-acquired-sensity-systems/). The entire Mirus team, including Peter Alternative and I, are proud to have acted as advisors in this transaction and are pleased to play a part in helping […]
Open Source and the impact on Selling your Software Business
Now before I start, let me say that this is not a judgement on the use of open source as a part of your development strategy. My opinion is that in general that open source initiative has been a great boon to the software development community and by sharing code and tools, developers have saved […]
Three ways the strong dollar affects your business
How many businesses do you know that increased their prices 28% last year? If you answered “we all did“, then you would be right. At this time last year, a European customer buying $100,000 of your made-in-the-USA products would have viewed that as a €73,000 cost. Today, that same purchase costs your customer €92,000, an […]
A Review of 2014 Medical Device M&A
The Medical Device Industry Goes Big in 2014 It has clearly been an exciting year in the medical device M&A space if one is stimulated by sheer deal size. Three of the top ten healthcare acquisitions of the year are medical device deals, with the Medtronic/Covidien blockbuster leading the way. Top 10 Largest Health Care […]
The Psychology of Selling a Business
There are many reasons why owners and founders come to Mirus Capital Advisors to sell their business, and I will spare you a comprehensive list, but in 17 years of selling businesses, I’ve been fascinated to see how often psychology comes into the decision-making process. By far, the most common answer to the question […]
BPO Trend Spotting – “Nearshoring”
American firms are finding that native proficiency in languages such as Italian and German, as well as Spanish, coupled with the closer proximity to headquarters are some of the benefits that client corporations can obtain from “nearshore” BPO.
When a Non-binding Term Sheet Becomes Binding
From Mintz Levin: “Although letters of intent and term sheets represent the first step in nearly all negotiated corporate transactions, parties should be aware of court rulings enforcing purportedly non-binding letters of intent. Parties should proceed with caution when drafting letters of intent or term sheets and in their course of conduct surrounding the negotiations of definitive agreements to help ensure they are not later bound to their ‘non-binding’ term sheet.”
Middle-Market Monitor (new intel from Mirus Capital Advisors)
According to the latest market data, the economy is improving. Durable goods orders were up 3.3% in April, housing starts and home prices are rising, and consumer confidence is on the mend.