Perspectives

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

Tag Archives: Internet M&A

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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Selecting a Boutique vs. Middle-Market Investment Bank

When it comes to providing M&A services to SMBs, boutique investment banks (“boutiques”) and middle-market investment banks (“MMBs”) are the primary players. This overview is meant to help in selecting which advisor to use for your transaction. General Services and Structure: A typical MMB offers a wide range of investment banking services that may include

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Thoughts on Google / Waze

Google, the world’s leading Internet company, has agreed to acquire Waze, the  Israel-based company behind the popular mobile mapping and traffic information app used by approximately 50 million users. The transaction exemplifies the power of going non-exclusive in buyer negotiations and having multiple bidders in a process. After having reportedly rebuffed Facebook’s $1.0 billion offer

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Key Metrics in an Internet Transaction

As M&A advisors with a focus on internet business, one of the most common questions we get asked is “What are the key metrics I need to be aware of going into a transaction?” Often times, the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) founders focus on day to day are not the same as what a buyer

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Vista Point Advisors Quarterly M&A Updates

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