Tag Archives: Convergence of Data and Technology

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

The Consulting M&A Market: Back on Top in 2016

Although 2016 started with what initially appeared to be muted M&A activity, we will likely look back on 2016 as a key inflection point for the broad consulting industry. Through an equal combination of both strong volume and values, the … Continue reading

Despite Early Innings For AI, M&A Activity Soars

While the mass media overuses the term Artificial Intelligence (AI), most experts agree that successful AI will include more than one dominant technology, instead being an evolution of interwoven technological building blocks patterned after Big Data’s technology stack evolution.

Clearsight Advises Datasource Consulting, a Leader in Enterprise Data Management Services, in its Acquisition by EXL

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. has completed another successful transaction in their Big Data and Analytics Practice. Clearsight served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Datasource Consulting in its acquisition by EXL. EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading Operations Management and … Continue reading

Clearsight Named as Finalist for 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Clearsight Advisors is pleased to announce that four of our deals have been named as finalists for the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.  Clearsight is a finalist in the following categories:  Information Technology Deal Of The Year; Healthcare And Life Sciences … Continue reading

Deal Spotlight – CompuCom Acquires IoT Division of Extensys

IoT represents a massive opportunity for across the value chain of software, hardware, communication, and services.  CompuCom is positioning itself to deploy, integrate, and maintain large IoT systems. View the Deal Profile here – CompuCom Acquires Extensys

Aggressive Market Outlook For IoT M&A

The Internet of Things (“IoT”) M&A market experienced tremendous growth in the first half of 2016 and the outlook is expected to be equally aggressive.  The total number of IoT connections will grow from 6 billion in 2015 to 27 … Continue reading

BLOCKCHAIN – Near Term Consulting Bonanza

It has become clear to us that 2016 will go down as the year the blockchain officially became a strategic priority for many companies to better understand. Not surprisingly, as a strategic advisor and investment bank, we are witnessing first-hand … Continue reading

Cognizant Acquires Idea Couture

On July 28, 2016, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NasdaqGS:CTSH) (“Cognizant”), a global provider of IT, consulting, and business process services, announced it had acquired Idea Couture, Inc. (“Idea Couture”), a privately-held firm offering a broad range of digital innovation, strategy, design, and … Continue reading