Perspectives

Vista Point bankers provide thoughts and insights into technology M&A, transactions and their implications, and the world of boutique investment banking

Category Archives: Internet

Procura Acquires Igea Home Healthcare Software

Vista Point Advisors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Igea Home Healthcare Software by Procura. Vista Point Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Igea Home Healthcare Software. Press Release About Igea Home Healthcare Software: Igea Home Healthcare Software is an industry leader in SaaS solutions for the home health market. The Company’s

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Preparing your Company for a Sale or Acquisition

One of the most daunting parts of selling your business is the preparation. For entrepreneurs, the need to run the business far outweighs the required time to gather diligence items. Preparation to a long list of tasks, however, is key to selling a business. Buyers each emphasize their own business metrics, so it is best

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Thoughts on “The Fatal Flaw in Underwriter Selection”

Earlier today, an article was published on PeHub regarding the mistake that many companies and VCs make when hiring investment banks for an IPO process.  Timothy Keating, the writer, states that the primary reason for the underperformance by the bulge bracket banks on IPOs is due to the disconnect in their IPO clients vs. their

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The Current State of Technology Boutique Investment Banks

With the economy generally improving and the M&A markets showing increasing signs of life, we thought is was a good time to review how technology boutique investment banks have performed since the Global Financial Crisis.  During 2009, everyone knew it was really bad, but now we have more context (and data) for just how bad

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Thoughts On the RetailMeNot IPO

RetailMeNot priced its initial public offering on Friday. The stock performed well, trading up 32% in its first day of trading. Congratulations to Guy, Bevan, Cotter, and the rest of the RetailMeNot team. Glad we were able to help out along the way. Guy wrote the initial code for the website over a weekend not

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Thoughts on Hasbro / Backflip Studios

Earlier this week, Hasbro paid $112 million in cash to take a 70% stake in Colorado-based Backflip Studios, the company behind mobile games Dragonvale, NinJump, and Paper Toss.  Although the public markets remain significantly depressed in gaming, we believe the Backflip deal is a sign that there is growing activity, and even enthusiasm again for

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Vista Point Advisors Quarterly M&A Updates

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