Blog – January 2018

One of the most frequently raised topics at our Maximising Value seminars is the value of IP in Technology businesses.  There are numerous approaches to valuing IP but the first question to ask is ‘Is this actually about the IP in the first place?’.  IP...

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Blog – December 2017

Expect the unexpected was the mantra suggested 12 months ago – and 2017 has indeed thrown up some anomalies (Theresa May’s election disaster being one!) yet the markets have largely continued unabated. The latest apparent tech bubble for Bitcoin might seem crazy, but a look at...

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Milbank Sui Generis

Prism Unite Milbank Group with Sui Generis

Prism Facilitate A Further Acquisition by Milbank Group of Sui Generis International. Based in Colchester, Sui Generis is a specialist manufacturer of glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) parts for use in buildings and vehicles, in addition to supplying fibreglass linings, industrial coatings and anti-slip flooring products. Whilst it is...

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Blog – September 2017

Has HTC thrown in the towel? The mobile phone market moves at a pace that  most other industries would struggle with. The latest move was the acquisition by Google of the “Powered by HTC” team at HTC – essentially those involved in producing the Pixel phones for...

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Blog – August 2017

Negotiation is an important part of achieving maximum value on business sale and as keen practitioners we are watching the Brexit manoeuvres with some interest.  Apparently, the UK negotiators turned up with an 100 strong delegation, nearly three times their counterparts. Meanwhile David Davis was...

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Blog – July 2017

Last week Prism’s MD, Peter Watson, was back at the Cranfield School of Management co-presenting a two-day Selling Your Business Masterclass.  Peter has had a long association with the Cranfield through their highly acclaimed Business Growth Programme (BGP) on which he has been both visiting...

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Blog – May 2017

Growing Your Business I spent last Friday at Cranfield School of Management, sitting on a panel reviewing business plans prepared by participants of their Business Growth Programme (BGP). Followers of Prism will know that I have a long association with Cranfield and BGP, and BGP appears...

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Blog – April 2017

TM-the-PM’s election announcement last week caught most of us by surprise (even, rather pleasingly, most of the media). But what of the implications for Technology M&A? Some more uncertainty, yes, but we live in an uncertain world and with the techMARK All Share index up...

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Blog – March 2017

Here at Prism it has been a very active start to the year. We went into 2017 having just completed the sale of B2 Group (a leading MPS player) to Arena Group and have since completed five further transactions - see our news pages for...

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Flint & Virtual

Prism Unite Two Successful IT Services Companies

Flint IT has been acquired by Virtual IT in a deal facilitated by technology focused M&A specialists Prism Corporate Broking. Flint IT was established in 2005, since then the company has grown in size, to support over 1,500 users, and in reputation, trusted to deliver consistent...

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