How to prepare for M&A, your most likely exit avenue – TechCrunch

How to prepare for M&A, your most likely exit avenue

News by dev_team  •  July 27, 2021

Ben Boissevain contributed this article to TechCrunch. Despite the plentiful headlines about mega billion-dollar M&A transactions, record IPOs and the rapid growth of SPACs, small deals will continue to be the most likely exit for the vast majority of tech startups. In the over 30 years I’ve worked on M&A at White & Case, Barclays and my current firm Ascento Capital, I have seen too many startups that are not prepared for an exit via a merger or sale. This article will provide specific recommendations on how to prepare your startup for M&A.