2nd Quarter Global M&A Activity

2nd Quarter Global M&A Activity

NEW YORK – Second quarter M&A activity slowed as sovereign debt worried investors, as both deal value and volume turned down 16.1% and 5.7% respectively according to Merrill Corporation. Pharma and Medical and Biotech sectors lead value deals. Synthes was aquired by Johnson and Johnson for $21.2 bn USD, and Nycomed was aquired by Takeda(…)

How Not To Do Social Media Marketing

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Social Media Marketing can help with many different aspects of your business from Lead Generation and Branding to helping you with Engaging Your Customers to better understand their preferences and enhance your relationship management. It can help you generate more traffic, get customer feedback, improving your ROI, announce new products or services, and influence the(…)

July 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

July 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A – Strategic 7/6/2011   National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE:NFP) acquired Lapre Scali & Company Insurance Services. Terms were not disclosed. 7/6/2011   Echo Global Logistics Inc. (NasdagGS:ECHO) acquired Advantage Transport, Inc. Terms were not disclosed. 7/6/2011   ACOM Health acquired Contract Medical Billing LLC. Terms were not disclosed. 7/12/2011   Briar Capital, L.P. acquired McCabe Capital Partners LLC.(…)

Guerrilla Marketing™ – Why Now

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As the economy struggles or slowly recovers, depending on your point of view, small and medium business feel the continued pressures of escalating costs and pricing pressures due to competition. With 6% to 10% of a companies net revenues being spent on sales and marketing it is important to be able to measure and manage(…)

Global M&A Activity

Merrill M&A Activity

ST PAUL, MN – Based on the Mergers and Acquisition activity in Europe, Asia North America, Middle East and Africa, Merrill Datasite reported: Deal value and the number of deals both decreased in April to $71.9 billion on 233 deals.  May was up 302 deals with an aggregate value of $93.4 billion USD.  Technology Media(…)

June 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

June 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A Strategic 6/1/2011 Swan & Hercules Global Logistics Co. Ltd. acquired GP Logistics, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Swan & Hercules provides supply chain management services for customers in the United States and internationally and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. 6/1/2011 Kone Oyj (HLSE:KNEBV) acquired the business operations of Southwest Elevator,(…)

May 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

May 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A – Strategic 5/2/2011 Limelight Networks, Inc. (NasdaqGS: LLNW) acquired Clickability, Inc. for $10.0 million. Limelight Networks provides content delivery network services in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. ________________________________________ 5/3/2011 Atego acquired HighRely, Inc. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HighRely provides engineering services(…)

Avaya Files S-1 with the SEC

Avaya Files S-1 with the SEC

NEWYORK, – These days the once public Avaya is a private company backed by the deep pockets of Private Equity, in this case TPG and Silver Lake Partners.    Thursday they filed a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) form S-1 to register their securities in the first step to an Initial Public Offering (IPO). The S1(…)