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According to a new Grant Thornton report, the software industry deal volume has been strong since late 2010, despite a downward trend for the overall U.S. M&A activity. See what’s fueling the growth in the Fall 2012 issue.
The first in our series of surveys on software as a service (SaaS), this report focuses on risks facing the quickly evolving and fast-growing SaaS sector. Conducted with executives from both pure-play SaaS provider organizations and traditional software companies, the survey features guidance on emerging issues including financial, operational and compliance risks.
Revenue is one of the most important line items in technology companies’ financial statements, yet determining the appropriate model for revenue recognition and making sense of requirements for vendor-specific objective evidence (VSOE) of fair value can be extremely complicated. Grant Thornton’s book, Insights on Revenue Recognition, offers clear and detailed guidance on revenue recognition, including industry-specific guidelines for software vendors. Order your complimentary copy today.
For business owners who are considering taking their companies public, this guide will help take you through the IPO process, from initial considerations and preparing the offering to securing professional assistance and conducting the road show.
As an example of what it takes to deliver patient-first success in today’s dynamic life sciences marketplace, Baltera provides a snapshot of shifts in the life sciences sector that successful CEOs and investors should understand and consider as they grow their companies. In this interview, Baltera outlines how the ability to deliver products is based on the scrupulous management of resources — scientific, human and financial.
The global cleantech sector has emerged as viable, thriving and future-oriented: A vast array of industrialists, service organizations and utilities see the enormous opportunity in the sector and want a piece of this rapidly expanding market. Based on interviews with 458 cleantech businesses, this International Business Report focus report discusses the business outlook for the cleantech sector, examining emerging trends and their impact on cleantech companies worldwide.
The adoption of social and mobile technology is moving faster than with the Internet-driven business transformation. Business leaders are becoming more aware of growth opportunities presented by the adoption of social and mobile technology, but their approach is with some degree of trepidation due to the perceived risks associated. In this paper, we discuss balancing these risks and provide ideas for finance, risk management and compliance executives at technology companies.