Blog: Inside M&A

Rudy Burger

Hot M&A Sectors in the Tech Industry

Posted on August 11th, 2014 · Posted in blog, News

Hot M&A Sectors in the Tech Industry Technology M&A is reaching new heights with some individual sectors hotter than others, particularly those sectors that are connecting people to technology to improve.. read more

Top 10 Tenets for Tech M&A and Finding a Buyer – Let’s Plan Ahead

Posted on July 31st, 2014 · Posted in blog

There are times in the life of a start-up when it’s the right move to actively look for a buyer. Perhaps you want to make it big through an IPO,.. read more

WCP Research Managing Director speaks at ITEXPO’s SDN Pre-conference

Posted on January 31st, 2013 · Posted in blog, News

PALO ALTO, CA, January 24, 2013 — Woodside Capital Partners, a global, independent investment bank, today announced that Sean Blakley, managing director of WCP Research, will speak at two sessions.. read more

Application Delivery Controller Market Update January 2013

Posted on January 28th, 2013 · Posted in blog, Research

Next Generation Application Delivery Controller (ADC) equipment continues to provide significant growth opportunities. Learn about what’s driving and accelerating the demand for ADCs in WCP’s Jan 2013 Banking Research Report:.. read more

Rudy Burger

Apple to acquire AuthenTec, Inc.

Posted on July 27th, 2012 · Posted in blog

July 27, 2012 Apple Inc. (NasdaqGS:AAPL) agreed to acquire AuthenTec, Inc. (NasdaqGM:AUTH) for approximately $360 million today. Authentec’s Smart Sensor Solutions group designs, develops, and sells fingerprint sensor semiconductors and.. read more

Rudy Burger

Predictions for 2012 Technology M&A

Posted on December 13th, 2011 · Posted in blog

December 12, 2011 Gather ye round and hoist a glass to wash down the following bold and soon-to-be-forgotten prognostications for 2012. Year 2011 was a busy one for some industry.. read more

Rudy Burger

Who Should Apple Buy?

Posted on September 8th, 2011 · Posted in blog

September 7, 2011 With $76B in cash on its balance sheet, Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL) is sitting on a huge war chest with which to make a game-changing move. Apple.. read more

Rudy Burger

Corporate Cash Stockpiles Driving M&A

Posted on July 31st, 2011 · Posted in blog

July 31, 2011 In the first half of 2011, the total value of M&A transactions in the United States rose 39% from the same period a year earlier, according to.. read more

Rudy Burger

When to Sell Your Company

Posted on June 22nd, 2011 · Posted in blog

June 22, 2011 The answer, all too often, is about a year ago. More often than not, privately funded technology firms miss the optimal jumping-off point and get swept over.. read more

Rudy Burger

Microsoft Buys Skype

Posted on May 26th, 2011 · Posted in blog

May 26, 2011 Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Skype for $8.5 billion represented the largest buy to-date for the Redmond, Washington giant, and a number of observers have noted that Microsoft.. read more