When Should Software Entrepreneurs Start Planning Their Exit?
This article was contributed by David Panter, Industry Solutions Manager at Trapeze Group AP.
Timing the Sale
Are you thinking about exiting your business at some point? How will you know...
Employee Acquisition Experience: 20 Years at Gallery Systems
This article was contributed by Karen Waldemar, Product Manager at Gallery Systems, a Cultural Collections Management software company that joined Volaris in 2012.
20 years of continuity &...
Choosing the Right Lawyer to Help Sell Your Business
The right legal advisor will help ensure that you understand the process, advise you on risks, advocate on your behalf, and ultimately, close the deal. Here are some tips for choosing an M&A lawyer.
A Software Entrepreneur's Perspective on Private Equity
This article was contributed by Chris Martin, Co-Founder and General Manager of Tibersoft, a go-to-market measurement software company serving the food industry.
Deciding which acquirer to sell...
Sale to a Third Party vs. a Management Buy Out: The TASS Story
In this article, Craig McAlister, Managing Director at The Alpha School system (TASS), shares his acquisition story. TASS is a School Information Systems (SIS) business serving the K-12...
Constellation Software Named Top Acquirer for 2019
On January 16, 2020, Constellation Software Inc. was named the top volume acquirer of software companies for 2019 by Corum Group.
How Will Selling my Business Impact my Customers?
In this guest post, Tanya Brusse, Senior Product Manager at TripSpark Technologies, shares questions to ask when considering the impact of an acquisition on customers.
Your customers have...
Choosing an M&A Advisor: 8 Questions to Ask
M&A advisors can help you source buyers and run M&A auctions. Individual M&A advisors or brokers may have different strengths, so it’s important to do your diligence when hiring an M&A professional.
Succession Planning Spotlight: Kinetic Solutions
Learn how the owners of an education software company planned for succession and helped a protege take over management of the business.
Volaris Group Expands its Presence in Latin America
2019 Update on Latin America: Year to date, Volaris Group has acquired 3 companies in Latin America - Fisa Group, Apdata, and Cittati Technologia.
Volaris Group Expands its Presence in Australia and New Zealand
2019 Update on Australia & New Zealand: Year to date, Volaris Group has acquired 4 companies based in Australia or New Zealand - Lingo Systems, Pegasus Systems, ValuePro, and Holocentric.
For Sale by Owner: How to Sell a Business Without a Broker
Similar to how a realtor can help you sell your house, working with an M&A broker can help relieve the burden of selling your business. However, it is not necessary to work with a realtor to sell...
Auctions: Which Type is Right for You?
Unless you’ve chosen to negotiate exclusively with a single buyer early on, you will likely be running an auction, where multiple buyers are invited to the table to put an offer on your...
Acquisition & Brand Identity
What You Can Learn from Bringing Together 600 Employees From 100+ Businesses
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Acquisition Date: September 2014
Vertical Market: Communications & Media
Yahoo Finance Compares Constellation Software to Berkshire Hathaway
Yahoo Finance recently compared Constellation Software to Berkshire Hathaway. Constellation Software stock has seen strong gains and the company takes a long-term approach similar to Berkshire.
How a Data-Driven Culture can Impact your Sales Funnel
“By taking benchmarks and best practices to heart, we’ve been able to double our sales funnel for specific verticals in less than six months.”
— Imraan Hassam, Director of Marketing & Sales...
Constellation CEO Featured in INC Magazine
This post references a recent INC magazine article which features Mark Leonard, CEO of Constellation Software Inc. Constellation Software is a publicly listed company (TSX: CSU) and was...
How Splitting a Business can Improve its Customer Focus
How Splitting a Business can Improve its Customer Focus: A Spotlight on Softlink Information Centres
Do you serve more than one vertical market with your software?
Software companies that...