Although common wisdom says its tough to raise a first-time fund these days, Siris Capital succeeded, thanks to the founders track records and to their focus on distressed technology companies, explains co-founder Frank Baker, in this video interview with contributing editor Danielle Fugazy. For more, see Fledgling Funds Take Off.
ACG South Florida Hosts "Legends of Business" Event
The ACG South Florida Chapter held its inaugural "Legends of Business" symposium on January 23rd in Boca Raton Florida. John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) spoke at a recent ACG South Florida event. More than 330 South Florida dealmakers attended, making it one of the largest events the chapter held to date.
M&A Mid-Market Awards Will be Announced March 19
Check back on Wed. March 19, 2014, for the announcement of the winners of our 7th annual M&A Mid-Market Awards. The awards honor the leading dealmakers and deals that set the standard for transactions in the middle market in 2013.