Entries by Dan Doran

Deal Announcements

It’s been a big month!  Two deal announcements for closings over the past few weeks.  Big congratulations to Matt Whitaker who advised on both. Deep Learning Analytics acquired by General Dynamics Mission Systems Our client Deep Learning Analytics (DLA) was acquired by GDMS.  DLA has extensive expertise in artificial intelligence including data science, research, machine learning, predictive analytics and […]

What 2019 Means for Exit Planning: Is now the time to sell?

Heading into 2019 we are at a bit of a crossroads. With 36 consecutive quarters of economic growth in the rear view mirror, most experts believe we are in the last throes of a bull market[1].  The M&A market has reflected the health of the economy- it’s been a seller’s market with valuation multiples largely […]

Episode #1: Interview with Chris Snider

I had a chance to chat with Chris Snider of the Exit Planning Institute out in Cleveland to kick off Quantive’s new podcast series: “The Deal – Unscripted”. We discussed exit planning as a whole, where the market is in regards to exit planning and what that means for CEPAs across the country. Check it: […]