PitchBook and OpenView Webinar Highlights Strategy for Successful Private Market Acquisitions

SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ PitchBook,the premier data provider for the private and public equity markets, today announced its participation in a joint webinar with OpenView focused on strategies for startups to successfully prepare themselves for acquisition. Only a small fraction of startups today make it to the public market via an initial public offering (IPO) and acquisitions are one of the most common alternatives for a successful exit. This webinar covers best practices for preparing a fledgling company for a successful acquisition.

How To Improve Your Odds Of Being (Successfully) Acquired

Registration Link: http://offers.openviewpartners.com/how-to-improve-your-odds-of-being-acquired
Who: Nizar Tarhuni: Analysis Manager, PitchBook Data; John McCullough, VP Corporate Development, OpenView
When: Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 2:00 p.m. ET/ 11:00 a.m. PT
Description: An acquisition is in many cases a great outcome for a startup. Experts from PitchBook and OpenView provide insights into making businesses attractive to strategic acquirers through strong business fundamentals and products, while covering steps and activities to take to improve odds of a successful acquisition. Key takeaways of the webinar include:

  • The current state of the tech exit and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape exit activity, who's buying and what they're looking for.
  • A step-by-step process for setting up a company for successful acquisition.
  • How to identify and prioritize the target acquirers for your business.
  • Ways to break in without putting up a "for sale" sign.

For additional information on the webinar, visit: http://openviewpartners.com/event/how-to-improve-your-odds-of-being-successfully-acquired/#.Wa76mMiGOUm.

About PitchBook
Founded in 2007, PitchBook is a data provider that tracks every aspect of the private and public markets, specializing in venture capital, private equity and M&A. More than 10,000 professionals access PitchBook's data through the company's award-winning software products. PitchBook is a Morningstar company with offices in Seattle, New York and London.

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