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10 Keys to Successful Software Vendor Acquisitions

Frederic Hanika, SVP & Head of M&A - Software AG & Jignesh Shah, VP Product Marketing - Software AG

Software AG shares best practices in integrating acquisitions and advice for startups that may want to be acquired.

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M&A Activity in E-Discovery: Back in the Highlight

Mary Jo Zandy, Managing Director - Berkery Noyes & Co.

E-discovery represents processes whereby electronically stored information (ESI) is identified, secured and searched for purposes of establishing evidence for use in all types of litigation. it's clear the space is attracting new, well-capitalized players. Underlying this activity is a powerful combination of double-digit revenue growth and a discernible trend towards comprehensive e-discovery information management solutions as the amount of electronic stored information, or ESI, spirals upward.

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Will Google's Purchase of Motorola Be a Path to Greater Android Success or Pandora's Box?

Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Managing Director - THINKstrategies

Google's surprise announcement that it will buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cash caught most people by surprise and sparked plenty of debate and speculation about the market implications for the rest of the mobility industry. he move represents a "big bet" by Google on multiple levels.

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Enterprise Software Agreements: How to Design Yours

Jeremy Aber

This is an issue near and dear to me, as I have spent a large part of my career drafting and negotiating enterprise software agreements. However, what I have found is that many growing software companies are trying to figure out how to design their enterprise software agreement, so some thoughts on it (from a software attorney) would/should be helpful.

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The State of Software M&A: A New Mindset

Ken Bender - Software Equity Group, L.L.C.

An qualitative assessment of the software industry environment reveals that merger/acquisition (M&A) thinking and approach has changed.