Acquired in January 2024: Our client was refocusing its strategy and required a sale to achieve their goal of developing a significant other business opportunity. Oasis Partners identified targets including software as a service business, software aggregators and private equity firms invested in the sector.
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Charlie Munger, who passed away on 30th November, was one of the most influential business leaders and investors of the last 60 years. The businessman, and philanthropist along with his Partner Warren Buffet epitomised a no-nonsense rational approach to life and business.
I recently spoke to Mick Spencer from Gravity Seltzer. During our conversation Mick was very honest about failure and spoke about how he had been on a journey and had eventually figured out what he was best at and what he needed others to do who were better than him at certain things.
A glance at last Thursday's front page of the AFR and you might be forgiven for thinking ethical business is dead. The calls for Richard Goyder to resign amid claims of unethical customer treatment with the “Ghost Flights” scandal and the illegal sacking of 1,700 workers at Qantas. The leaking of confidential information from treasury to its clients by PwC and we haven’t even turned a page yet!
Acquired in September 2023: Sabervox provide a comprehensive range of intelligent, reliable, and flexible cloud solutions and managed IT services for Enterprise, SME, and Service Providers. Our client had plans outside of the business and whilst in no major rush, was motivated to find a buyer for the business.
Long hours and a heavy workload seem to be the norm in professional service firms, that may not change anytime soon, but what does appear to be changing is that increased flexibility toward staff is now becoming the norm.
The global M&A Market in the first half of 2023 saw deal values drift lower especially in Q2, while the number of announced completed deals saw near record highs. So, deal volume was up whilst overall transaction values are down.
Acquired in June 2023: The motivation of the vendors was to sell the company to someone who would carry on their legacy of having a meaningful connection with their customers as well as someone that had an existing presence in the space.
With all the talk of interest rates and a possible slow-down, we thought it was about time we looked at where the potential for exciting growth is happening. If you regularly read our content, you will know how we love research and the insights it can unlock. We also think it’s the basis for sound decision-making and frequently utilise it in our strategy work with clients.
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Entrepreneurs and business owners across Australia are constantly seeking effective strategies to drive growth and stay ahead. One key aspect