Becoming Blue Ops

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We Reflect on Our New Brand, Refreshed Service Lines and Discuss What Lies Ahead. “Who do we want to be?” It’s a question every business should ask themselves – not only at their genesis, but at significant points throughout their history. It offers an important opportunity to re-center on goals, reassess strategies and realign that […]

Giving Thanks

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We asked our employees, “What are you most thankful for in 2020?” 2020 has been a strange and challenging year, to say the least. This will no doubt be a very different Thanksgiving for a lot of people, with COVID restricting many of the large gatherings that usually mark the holiday and putting traditions on […]

Punching the Accelerator

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4 Ways Tech-Enabled M&A Is Driving Higher Deal Values. The coronavirus pandemic has had a monumental impact on private markets, to say the least. According to recent data from Pitchbook, private equity deal value was down 20% over the first six months of 2020. Exit activity has, for the most part, dried up, with many firms […]

Winning and Losing Faster, With Confidence

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3 Ways Tech-Enabled M&A is Enhancing the Buy Side Process For private equity deal teams, two things matter above all else: speed and certainty. To win, you need to beat your competitors to the punch. But every deal, win or lose, costs you money. And every day you’re in it costs more. “You want to […]

Tech-Enabled M&A 101

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5 Ways Digital Transformation Will Shape the Future of M&A. Digital transformation has quickly crept into almost every corner of the business world. When we imagine these processes, the first things that come to mind are often AI and automation to improve manufacturing operations or customer experiences. Or we think of IoT devices collecting Big […]

Painting A Clearer Picture

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Four Ways Catalyst Makes Forecasting More Efficient Forecasting has been a hot topic lately as companies try to recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Ask just about any CFO, and getting a tighter handle on their working capital has likely been priority #1 over the past few months. Companies are facing a myriad of issues that […]

Decoding the New Normal

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EBM Catalyst Introduces 3 New Apps to Help Businesses Manage Through the Crisis. In a recent Associated Press article on statistical modeling for the coronavirus, Temple University mathematics professor John Allen Paulos was quoted as saying, “Uncertainty is the only certainty.” The same can no doubt be said about operating a business in these times. As we […]