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Giving Thanks We asked our employees, “What are you most thankful for in 2020?” 2020 has been a strange and challenging year, to say the least. This will no doubt be a very different Thanksgiving for a lot of people, with COVID restricting many of the large gatherings that usually mark the holiday and putting...
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Punching the Accelerator. 4 Ways Tech-Enabled M&A Is Driving Higher Deal Values. The coronavirus pandemic has had a monumental impact on private markets, to say the least. According to recent data from Pitchbook, private equity deal value was down 20% over the first six months of 2020. Exit activity has, for the most part, dried...
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3 Ways Tech-Enabled M&A is Enhancing the Buy Side Process For private equity deal teams, two things matter above all else: speed and certainty. To win, you need to beat your competitors to the punch. But every deal, win or lose, costs you money. And every day you’re in it costs more. “You want to...
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Tech-Enabled M&A 101 5 Ways Digital Transformation Will Shape the Future of M&A. Digital transformation has quickly crept into almost every corner of the business world. When we imagine these processes, the first things that come to mind are often AI and automation to improve manufacturing operations or customer experiences. Or we think of IoT...
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Four Ways Catalyst Makes Forecasting More Efficient Forecasting has been a hot topic lately as companies try to recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Ask just about any CFO, and getting a tighter handle on their working capital has likely been priority #1 over the past few months. Companies are facing a myriad of issues that...
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Decoding the New Normal EBM Catalyst Introduces 3 New Apps to Help Businesses Manage Through the Crisis. In a recent Associated Press article on statistical modeling for the coronavirus, Temple University mathematics professor John Allen Paulos was quoted as saying, “Uncertainty is the only certainty.” The same can no doubt be said about operating a...
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4 Steps to Help Protect Your Business in Unprecedented Times. The coronavirus pandemic has put immense pressure on businesses across just about every industry. With most everything in business and in life, there is some kind of precedent, but we’ve never seen anything quite like this before. No other incident in the modern era has...
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3 Ways EBM Catalyst Can Help You Get Critical Data for Better Decisions. Just a few short weeks ago the idea that most of the country would be working from home (or not working at all) would seem like crazy talk, but yet, here we are. The COVID-19 pandemic has made for a difficult time...
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Sitting on record amounts of cash, PE eyes opportunities to grab distressed investments. As the market becomes increasingly bearish and cities across the United States brace for the impact of a potential quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, business owners are left with many distressing questions. How long will this last? How badly will the...
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