M&A

Dear Joe: SMB Software M&A Rumors Grow Louder

Dear Joe: SMB Software M&A Rumors Grow Louder

Private equity and venture capital firms are on the prowl -- searching for cloud, mobile and IT management software companies focused on small and midsize (SMB) customers. Rollups are coming. Here are the latest rumors.

Small Business Acquisitions: Feeding Frenzy Slowing Down?

Small Business Acquisitions: Feeding Frenzy Slowing Down?

Here's some potential good news for I.T. entrepreneurs looking to eventually sell their small businesses. It looks like merger and acquisition activity has remained strong through Q3 2014 -- rising about 18 percent from Q3 2013. But is the M&A market topping out -- especially amid concerns that the bull run on Wall Street might be coming to a close