Sampford Advisors in the News

Sampford Advisors has been featured in these prestigious Canadian and North American news publications:


Here are a few recent news reports featuring Sampford Advisors:

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Sampford Advisors Continues to Build Team

Sampford Advisors grows its team so that it can continue to provide first class mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital raising advisory services to its clients in Ottawa and the surrounding area..

Kanata North rides a perfect storm of opportunity

The President and CEO of boutique investment bank Sampford Advisors is positive on the flow of capital into Kanata North.              

VENTUREBEAT: TECH EXITS in 1Q17: IPOs and M&A remain strong

All in all, I am very encouraged by what I am seeing in the M&A market, as the number of transactions is up for the second quarter in a row...

OBJ: Ottawa M&A firm Sampford Advisors expanding to Toronto

The company, which helps tech companies through the complicated waters of M&A, employs six people in Ottawa and is adding Evan Pilz as its man on the ground in the GTA.

VENTUREBEAT - Tech exits in Q2 2017: More IPOs but slowing M&A activity

As for M&A, we’ve seen a large drop off in the dollar volume of transactions for the first half of 2017, but the number of overall transactions is still relatively strong.

TechVIBES: Making Sense of the Erratic Venture Capital Tech Market

We recommend starting your search for capital early, talking to as many providers of capital as possible and when you do come to raise, raising enough to provide a cushion to the next anticipated capital event.

OBJ: Op-ed: Tech lessons from SaaSNorth in Ottawa

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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The dos and don'ts of M&As & IPOs for Ottawa businesses

For a company looking to be acquired, it's important to be patient and seek out the best offer, said Ed Bryant, CEO of Sampford Advisors

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Video: What Ottawa companies need to consider about mergers and acquisitions

Is selling your homegrown company a sin? Not according to Ed Bryant of Sampford Advisors.    

Wi-LAN to Acquire International Road Dynamics

Sampford Advisors is acting as financial advisor to WiLAN                                                    

 

Harris Computer Systems acquires Ottawa-based Magor

Sampford Advisors, an Ottawa-based consultancy specializing in mergers and acquisitions, assisted Magor with its strategic review.

GLOBE & MAIL: Ottawa investment bank moves into Toronto

Sampford recently opened a Toronto office and is targeting private technology deals in the $10-million to $100-million range – a niche that the firm’s founder says is underserved.

BETAKIT: HOW THE STRENGTH OF THE CANADIAN DOLLAR IMPACTS SAAS COMPANIES

So, we recommend that SaaS companies begin actively tracking what is happening with the exchange rate, have a plan in place to accommodate future changes, and potentially use hedging strategies to offset risk.

Magor Provides Update on the Previous Announced Strategic Review

Today, the special committee has appointed Sampford Advisors Inc. as its financial advisor to pursue an effective process in exploring strategic alternatives.

VENTUREBEAT: DO CANADIAN TECH COMPANIES SELL TOO EARLY?

So the next time you hear someone putting down Canadian entrepreneurs for selling their tech businesses too early, you can let them know it’s simply not true.                                        

Ottawa’s WiLAN dives into IoT with $63.5M acquisitioN   

Its $63.5-million acquisition of IRD will position the company in its new space as a holding firm for companies involved in the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) sector.

Canadian CEOs want money, talent, gov't support, survey by Sampford finds

Sampford Advisors’ annual survey of Canadian tech CEOs shows that raising capital and acquiring talent are top of mind of the nation’s executives.

REUTErs PRESS DIGEST: top stories from select canadian newspapers

Ottawa-based investment bank Sampford Advisors is expanding and hoping it can make a dent in the competitive Toronto market for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advice

Ottawa’s business champions fêted at BOBs awards gala

The awards aim to recognize the most successful and innovative companies and business leaders who are driving economic growth and prosperity in the nation's capital. Sampford was Best New Business.

 

 

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