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Selling Your Software Company to International Acquirers
Wed 12 April 2017, 15:00 – 17:00 BST
We are delighted to invite you to our Selling Your Software Company to International Acquirers which will focus on how Tech companies can take advantage of today's booming market for M&A deals and how best to achieve an optimal exit value. Our guest speaker, Lars Peter Busch who recently sold software platform LogBuy Group to international giants Reward Gateway in the UK and Visma in the Nordics will share his insights.
- What Really Creates Value in Your Business?
- How to Profit from Preparation
- The New World of Buyers
- Competitive Tension - Positioning for Price
- Tips and Bear Traps - Most Common Errors Made
- Defining an Optimal Outcome - Company Valuation
Lars Peter Busch, Co Founder and Managing Director of LogBuy Group, will talk about the strategies used to optimise exit value and will also share the valuable lessons he learnt throughout the sale of LogBuy.
Brian Parker Head of M&A at ICON Corporate Finance, will present the major trends in the Technology M&A market which remains in rude health having seen the number of deals increase for 6 years in a row.
Simon Moynagh Partner at ICON Corporate Finance, will outline The Trade Sale Process - a practical guide - including details about timescale, creating competitive tension, assessing offers, what buyers are really looking for, how to maximise value on exit and top tips on avoiding common pitfalls.
Paul Stephenson, Founder of EGOstream, with share his 5 key tips for driving sales growth in run up to exit.
There will be the usual opportunity to network over drinks.
Free to attend for technology CEOs & their Board – Spaces are limited so sign up now to join us
15:00 – Registration & Welcome
15:15 – M&A Trends – Who is buying who and why – Brian Parker
15:30 – The Trade Sale Process - Simon Moynagh
15:50 – Optimising your exit value – Lars Peter Busch
16:15 – Q&A Panel Session with Lars Peter Busch
16:30 – 5 key tips for driving sales growth in run up to exit
16:40 – Drinks & Networking
17.00 – Close