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Acquisition Archives - PoleStar
22 August. 2018
Review of Pratt Stats Private Deal Update – 2nd Quarter 2018
Valuators use the Market Approach as one of the ways to determine the value of a company. Using comparable data from completed transactions we can derive valuation multiples. Mostly,...
21 May. 2018
Learning from Acquisitions That Fall Apart
John McCann sold The Bolt Supply House to Lawson Products (NASDAQ: LAWS) at the end of 2017. McCann’s strategy involved learning from the acquirers who knocked on his door....
9 May. 2018
Did Microsoft Overpay for LinkedIn?
Microsoft’s recent $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn provides an illustrative example of a strategic acquisition – the type of sale that usually garners the most gain for the acquired...
17 April. 2018
5 Lessons from Home Depot’s Acquisition of Blinds.com
Jay Steinfeld built Blinds.com into a $100 million e-tailer before selling out to Home Depot. Here are five things that made it a spectacular exit. Win the Make vs....