Intellectual Property in Technology

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Intellectual property (IP) is the lifeblood of the technology industry and an essential component in technology law. Intellectual property includes patents, which protect inventions; trademarks, which protect brand names and logos; and copyrights, which protect original works of authorship. When tech companies engage in merger and acquisition activities, they gain ownership of the intellectual property […]

Intellectual Property In Healthcare

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IP Concerns in Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Unlocking the true value of a target company’s intellectual property (IP) is crucial in any M&A transaction. That’s why, at the start of any deal, we conduct a thorough IP due diligence process to ensure the validity and completeness of the IP assets. This includes verifying the validity […]

Tax Considerations For Tech M&A

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Tax Considerations for Tech: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act saw the most changes to U.S Tax policy in recent history. Tax matters are a driving force of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) when determining the value of the transaction. In order for Technology (Tech) companies engaged in M&A to assess the impact of the TCJA, […]

Tax Considerations In Healthcare M&A

Tax Considerations In Healthcare M&A

Tax considerations in healthcare M&A are crucial for ensuring a thorough understanding of the potential tax implications of a transaction. As healthcare facilities are subject to both federal and state taxes, the current tax climate can make taxation uncertain. This potentially can have both positive and negative effects on M&A transactions in the healthcare space. […]

Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions Explained

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In the healthcare industry, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a complex and multifaceted process that includes not only financial and strategic considerations but also compliance with governing authorities. In this article, we will examine the numerous permissions required from these governing authorities in order to execute a healthcare M&A successfully. We will examine how the […]

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Horizontal and Vertical Acquisitions in the Tech Industry

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Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are essential to the growth and expansion of technology industry companies. Horizontal Acquisitions and Vertical Acquisitions are two common types of mergers and acquisitions. Horizontal Acquisitions entail the acquisition of a company that operates in the same market as the acquiring firm. For instance, a company […]

Navigating the Regulatory Landscape in Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions

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Healthcare mergers and acquisitions transactions are subject to a range of federal and state regulations designed to prevent providers from gaining an unfair advantage over the government or patients. These regulations include the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Physicians Self-Referral Law, Exclusion Authorities, and Civil Monetary Penalties Law. Violations of these regulations can result in […]

Cybersecurity Risk Management in Technology M&A Transactions

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The rise of the mobile platform drives the growth of the technology business; yet, this puts the industry at a disadvantage in the fight against cybercrime. Cybercrime was a leading threat to organizations globally in 2017, with estimated costs of $21 million for U.S. enterprises, and expected damages of $6 trillion by 2021. The nature […]

Healthcare Compliance in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are becoming more prevalent in the healthcare industry as organizations seek to expand their reach and gain a market advantage. To facilitate the integration of the two organizations and establish long-term synergy, we must make a number of adjustments in conjunction with these transactions. The area of licensing in healthcare M&A […]

Employment Considerations In Healthcare M&A

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When it comes to healthcare M&A, employment due diligence is crucial to ensure compliance with laws and regulations, as well as to prevent costly penalties. One important aspect of employment due diligence is understanding and complying with the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. This act requires employers to give advance notice to employees […]

Valuation Strategies for Healthcare M&A Transactions

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Understanding the Importance of EBITDA Multiples, Risk Management, and Growth Potential in Healthcare M&A Valuation. When valuing healthcare M&A transactions, EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) multiples are the key focus. It is possible to determine EBITDA multiples through the calculation of the division of Enterprise Value by EBITDA. The Value is greater […]

Vertical and Horizontal Integration in Healthcare

Vertical and Horizontal Acquisitions in Healthcare M&A

Vertical and horizontal acquisitions (M&A) in healthcare are key strategies that help organizations grow, improve services, and expand their reach. These strategic moves help healthcare organizations expand their reach, enhance their services, and increase their market share. Two primary types of acquisitions are Vertical and Horizontal. This blog will break down these concepts to make […]

Tech M&A Valuations

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M&A valuations are a crucial aspect of determining the purchase price of a target company in the tech industry. The traditional method of valuation is to analyze past performance, but start-up tech companies often don’t have a history to analyze. However, tech M&A transactions are still placed at high value by comparing start-ups to established […]

Hospital Liabilities In A Healthcare M&A

Hospital Liabilities In A Healthcare M&A

Researching hospital liabilities in a healthcare M&A is part of the due diligence process to uncover any malpractice suits. The legal due diligence will uncover the target’s history of malpractice lawsuits and current or potential future litigation. According to the National Practitioner Data Bank, [1] medical malpractice payouts amounted to $3.9BN in 2017.[2] All states […]

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