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3 Ways ASC 606 Will Impact Software Companies and Future M&A

There is a new accounting regulation, ASC 606, that will accelerate software companies’ ability to recognize revenue and profitability.  In an effort to establish principles that mesh with both Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), … Continue reading

Digital Disruption in the Market – Clearsight’s Philo Tran Weighs in

Digitization is rapidly changing the business landscape. What effect is this having on the middle market in particular? Five experts, including Clearsight Director, Philo Tran, discuss the implications for M&A and private equity in the Q2 Mergermarket Newsletter. Get the … Continue reading

Jacobs’ Acquisition of Van Dyke Makes Washington Technology’s List of Top Deals in 2016

Washington Technology’s 2016 M&A Roll-Up highlights pivotal acquisitions in the region and a Clearsight deal has been listed in the Top 10.  Cybersecurity leader Van Dyke Technology’s acquisition by Jacobs was a concrete move to secure and protect the continuously increasing interconnectedness … Continue reading

Clearsight Advises Premier Payments Consulting Firm, First Annapolis Consulting, in its Acquisition by Accenture

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce another successful transaction in its market-leading Professional Services Practice.  Clearsight served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to First Annapolis Consulting, Inc. (“First Annapolis”) in its acquisition by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  … Continue reading

Vista Gets Creative & Doubles Down on Banking Software

Vista Equity Partners made a stunning announcement regarding its UK-based financial software firm, Misys, on Monday as they boldly doubled down on the space and acquired DH Corporation (TSX:DH).

Market Spotlight – Tech Mahindra Acquires HCI Group

On March 7, 2017, Tech Mahindra Limited (NSEI:TECHM) (“Tech Mahindra”) signed a definitive agreement to acquire CJS Solutions Group, LLC, (aka ”The HCI Group”), a leading healthcare information technology consulting company. The deal values The HCI Group at an enterprise … Continue reading

Clearsight Advises Growth Strategy Firm, Innosight, in its Announced Acquisition by Huron

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce another successful transaction in its market-leading Professional Services Practice.  Clearsight served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Innosight Holdings LLC (“Innosight”) in its announced acquisition by global professional services firm … Continue reading

Market Spotlight – Deloitte Acquires Red Planet

On February 09, 2017, Deloitte, a global provider of consulting, audit, tax, and financial advisory services, announced it had acquired Red Planet Ventures Limited (“Red Planet”), an innovation strategy and digital consulting firm based in Dublin, Ireland, for an undisclosed … Continue reading

Five Actions to Prepare Your Consulting Business for Sale

As we described in a recent article, the consulting M&A market was highly active in 2016, with diverse buyers pursuing rapidly growing firms with domain expertise in “hot” horizontals and verticals such as Cloud Services, Healthcare, and Digital Transformation. We … Continue reading

Accenture Goes Deeper into IoT and Connected Products

The IoT sector is rapidly evolving and acquirers recognize M&A is a more efficient growth strategy than building the capability organically.  Accenture has been on a digital acquisition spree over the last four years. While a number of other IT … Continue reading