Posts tagged M&A
Sampford's SaaSNorth Takeaways

There’s no doubt that the SaaSNorth conference here in Ottawa was a huge success. With hundreds of different SaaS companies in attendance, in addition to many VC and PE firms, the conference fosters a diverse crowd where opinions are shared, challenged, and new insights are gained.  

While at SaaSNorth, the Sampford team had the opportunity to sit in on a variety of discussions led by leading executives from various companies and investment funds and we’re pleased to present our key takeaways from the conference.

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1st Anniversary – What an amazing first twelve months!

Over the last twelve months we have really been able to prove our thesis that technology firms in Canada are in desperate need of quality M&A advisory services. We started this journey with an idea that our 25+ years of combined Wall Street experience could be a significant asset for many technology firms in Ottawa that are looking to acquire other businesses or working towards an exit and that has been proved over the last twelve months...

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Ed BryantM&A, Mergers
M&A: What to do when you get an inbound enquiry

The Canadian tech merger market has started the year off very strong, with $5.1bn of transactions compared to $3.1bn in all of 2015.  In Ottawa we have seen a similar trend with 9 M&A transactions as of the end of June versus 10 for the whole of 2015.

But what’s driving this increased activity? A sizeable proportion of this deal activity is driven by what’s known as inbound M&A.....

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Ed BryantM&A, Mergers