Top Ten management tips for a successful investor presentation

Jo Goodson

Make sure you have a third party (perhaps a non-exec director) or an experienced advisor to help you prepare for the meetings and produce a presentation and Information Memorandum (IM) suitable for the job. Their advice should prove invaluable over the course of the journey to follow. Ensure your documents tell an exciting and compelling story and that they cover …

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Things learned at Cisco briefing

Miro Parizek

Recently, I partook in a Cisco briefing as related to their business development. Business development is a broad term, however, my listening was of course from the M&A perspective. Here is a brief summary of what I took away from the session. Obviously, Cisco’s core business and its foundation are built on routing, switches and related services. A bit more …

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Salesforce’s Bet on Marketing Tools

Miro Parizek

Today I noticed an interesting headline on Bloomberg, “Salesforce’s Bet on Marketing Tools Starting to Pay Off”. Considering the company just spent $2.5 billion last month on a marketing solutions vendor, I was curious and had to read more. The article by Aaron Ricadela provides some great insights into how a well-executed acquisition strategy can generate significant returns for shareholders. …

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