The “Cloud” is Causing it to Rain M&A

September 16, 2014, No comments

It appears that M&A activity in the technology market has been thriving when compared to last year. Experts at Clearsight Advisors offer more insight into these encouraging figures in the following post, originally published on The Clearsight Advisors Blog: The 2nd quarter M&A results are in and Technology M&A is on a tear. The Tech M&A market is up 57% over last year with $52.4 B ...

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Acquisition & Integration: A Conversation With Vencore’s Mac Curtis

September 12, 2014, No comments

Acquisitions can often be long and arduous, but when done strategically, they can be extremely successful and efficient. Rebranding a company can be just as difficult and risky of an undertaking. Vencore – formerly SI – recently experienced both. Mac Curtis, President and CEO of Vencore, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming September Monthly Meeting, which will be held at the Hilton Mc ...

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The McLean Group’s Mitchell Martin Discusses M&A Activity in DC-Metro Area

September 4, 2014, No comments

Some recent, large deals would lead many to believe that the M&A market is on fire. However, there are some markets and regions that seem to be seeing more deals than others. Corporate Growth, Capital Style recently had an opportunity to speak with The McLean Group’s Mitchell Martin about M&A activity in the DC-Metro area. Mr. Martin is the co-head of the firm’s M&A practice, as we ...

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Aging Receivables: A Ticking Time Bomb

August 27, 2014, No comments

Authored by ACG member and MTSI Chief Financial Officer Valerie Underhill. Originally published on Aronson Fed Point: In today’s competitive environment, executives must work especially hard to grow revenue and control expenses. But it is equally important that they not overlook a ticking time bomb that can clobber, or even destroy, their business: a receivable that cannot be collected has far ...

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Upcoming Roundtable Discussion to Focus on Growth Strategies in Turbulent Economy

August 22, 2014, No comments

After a few years of economic turbulence, the market finally seems to be stabilizing. Equity markets are soaring while interest rates continue to drop, giving certain regional business leaders an opportunity to grow. On September 16th, ACG National Capital will be hosting a special roundtable discussion titled “EGBR: I Ain’t Got Time to Bleed – Surviving and Thriving in Today’s Market.” ...

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As Expected, Sales Training Ecosystem Continues Consolidation Trend Never Seen Before

August 14, 2014, No comments

The sales training landscape is undergoing substantial consolidation, but how much longer is it expected to continue? Experts at Clearsight Advisors tackle this question in this insightful post, originally published on The Clearsight Advisors Blog We have been predicting that the sales training landscape would undergo substantial consolidation for two years now. Given the fragmented nature of th ...

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The McLean Group Advises NetCentrics and Haystax in Recent Acquisition

August 12, 2014, No comments

The defense and cybersecurity space is still experiencing some turmoil, which means industry executives need to continuously adapt to the current climate. As BAE System’s Jerry DeMuro stated in the July monthly meeting, firms can either reduce headcount, consolidate facilities, or reduce structure size to more appropriately handle current business. The McLean Group, a leading independent investm ...

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BDO USA’s 2014 IPO Outlook

August 7, 2014, No comments

Authored by Mark Ellenbogen, Managing Assurance Partner at BDO USA, LLP in Bethesda Investment bankers are divided when asked to predict activity for the second half of 2014, according to BDO USA’s 2014 IPO Halftime Report. The study finds that than one-third (38 percent) of capital markets executives at leading investment banks anticipate activity will increase further, while a similar proporti ...

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