Tag Archives: M&A

UK carrier avoids Ofcom regulatory action by making £2.5 million of ‘goodwill’ payments

When two companies merge, effective management of the integration of IT systems is often critical. When the systems in question control customer billing, and billing is subject to regulation, mistakes can be costly, not only in monetary terms but also in reputational damage. The … Continue reading

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Financial technology, cloud, mobile data and social networking will drive deals and valuation multiples in technology sector

As a new blogger, site statistics are a source of endless fascination.  They are however useful – my post on TMT valuation multiples seems to have been wildly popular, so I thought it worthwhile to trawl through some other reports … Continue reading

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Valuation multiples up in TMT sector: trade buyers are back for 2011

I get a regular selection of recent corporate finance deal activity summaries in my email.  Last week, I got one from Regent.  Their view was that with the exception of a dip in August, valuation multiples in the European TMT … Continue reading

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