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161: Execute Like Crazy | Tom Franceski, General Manager, Epicor

Hitting the accelerator on a disruptive cloud computing model in the midst of an economic downturn may not have been the smoothest path to growth, but when Tom Franceski and two partners acquired docSTAR in 2007, they understood that the cloud  transformation path was the surest bet for a software firm in the digital age.…
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107: Investing for Growth | Lauren Herring, CEO, Impact Group

For many lower middle-market firms bootstrapping is a guiding principle that has overtime become viewed as a company's cultural cornerstone - a fact that frequently narrows a firm's path to new growth.  Join us when Lauren Herring explains how she maneuvered her 2nd generation business beyond its bootstrapped past to begin investing in her firm's…
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094: Freedom At Last | Neil Araujo, CEO, iManage

A little more than two decades ago, Neil Araujo cofounded iManage, a workflow management software company that became involved in multiple transactions over the years, including a recent divestiture by HP. Join us as Neil retraces the winding road that led the company to be bought and sold multiple times before finding its footing as…
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The Inner Workings of a Deal: Management Meetings, Deeper Dives, and Letters of Intent

Part VI – Management Meeting, Deeper Dives, and Letters of Intent In our last discussion, we had narrowed down the pool of buyer targets and have decided to go forward with four to six potential acquirers that have provided indications of interest to you and your M&A advisor. Now it is time to dig in, get […]

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: Marketing Your Company

The Inner Workings of a Deal: Tips for a Successful Transaction Part IV – Marketing Your Company Last month, we reviewed the pros and cons of hiring an intermediary to assist you with the sale of your company, as well as evaluating the differences between types of intermediaries and the issues that will come up in […]

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Midmarket Firm Altair Makes South Africa Part of Expansion Plans

Altair Expands to South Africa with Office in Stellenbosch

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Security Solutions Firm GDSI Acquires Florida Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer

Midmarket Security solutions firm acquires Florida manufacturer of command-and-control vehicles

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Last month, we started our look at the inner workings of a deal by examining the different sorts of transactions that you might be considering, along with starting to think about the goals you might have for your company (first article). This month, we’ll talk about a variety of ways to prepare for a successful […]

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