Fairness Opinions in Technology Mergers and Acquisitions: Ensuring Equitable Deals

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Fairness opinions play a key role in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), particularly within the technology sector. These opinions are independent assessments provided by financial advisors to evaluate whether the terms of a deal are fair from a financial perspective. Fairness opinions are crucial for ensuring that all parties involved, whether that’s sellers, investors, or advisors […]

Healthcare Investment Banking: Valuations, Deals, Industry Outlook

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Healthcare investment banking plays a crucial role in the financial ecosystem of the healthcare industry. It involves a range of services, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising, and strategic advisory, tailored specifically for healthcare companies. These services help healthcare organizations navigate complex financial landscapes, optimize their financial performance, and achieve strategic objectives. Investment banking […]

Life Sciences & Investment Banking: Valuations, Deals, Industry Outlook

The Life Sciences and Investment Banking sector is defined by rapid technological advancements and regulatory complexities, driving the need for specialized financial expertise. As 2024 progresses, the sector remains a hub of innovation, pushing the boundaries of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. This environment, while rich in opportunity, presents unique challenges for valuation and strategic […]

How to Value a SaaS Company in 2024

As we navigate through 2024, the Software as a Service (SaaS) industry continues to stand at the forefront of technological innovation and business model evolution. This sector, characterized by its subscription-based revenue model, scalability, and digital delivery, has not only reshaped how businesses operate but also how they are valued. Furthermore, with the emergence of […]

5 Strategies for Resilient Supply Chain Management

In today’s volatile business environment, resilient supply chain management is crucial for maintaining operational stability and competitiveness. By implementing effective strategies, businesses can better prepare for disruptions and ensure long-term success. This blog will explore five key strategies for enhancing supply chain resilience: diversification of suppliers, investment in technology, robust risk management planning, sustainability practices, […]

Jordi Pujol and Chanie Smith Announced as Recipient of the 15th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards

The M&A Advisor announced Jordi Pujol, Managing Director and Chanie Smith, Marketing Operations Manager, of Objective Investment Banking and Valuation are recipients of the 15th Annual Emerging Leaders Award.    The M&A Advisor, a globally renowned organization known for recognizing and showcasing leading M&A, financing, and turnaround professionals, established this awards program to honor excellence and foster […]

How Can Intellectual Property (IP) Help Your Tech Business?

Understanding why intellectual property is important to a business is crucial for tech entrepreneurs, startups, and established enterprises looking to grow. Intellectual property, known colloquially as IP, encompasses a range of legal protections for creations such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.  In the tech industry, a strong IP strategy can give a competitive […]

Regulatory Compliance Issues In Healthcare & How To Navigate Them

Everyone should be looking at healthcare regulations and compliance strategies, regardless of level. Regulatory compliance is absolutely critical in the healthcare industry, as it helps cultivate a certain standard of patient care. From a financial or deal-based perspective, it comes into play when exiting an existing investment via a forthcoming liquidity event or other method. […]

The Pros and Cons of Common Business Exit Strategies

Navigating the exit from your business is a big move, and it’s one that comes with plenty of options and considerations.  Here at ObjectiveIBV, we are a leading investment banking and valuation firm offering Sell-Side M&A and Valuation Advisory Services for middle market companies, and we’re here to shed light on the paths you can […]