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Where Does Offshoring End?
The phenomenon of substituting cheap, educated
offshore workers for their high-priced American and European counterparts
is not restricted just to software coding and other IT services. The
offshore tide is sweeping before it a myriad of other industries, some of
which may seem surprising.
In another deal for
the consolidating asset management field, PAS announced on October 7 its
merger with Dynamic Optimization Technology Products (DOT), terms
What's Up With Oracle?
While the press
seems to have moved on, we were still curious. Months after Oracle’s June
$7.3 billion hostile bid for PeopleSoft, what’s happening?
Platt's Picks Up Friedwire
Platts, the McGraw-Hill energy industry data and publishing
mini-conglomerate, announced today its purchase of Friedwire, an online
portal of power market prices and market fundamentals collected from as
many as 400 other sources.
An M&A Spurt in Healthcare Compliance
Two deals in the healthcare compliance and education space recently
caught our attention. First, HCPro announced its acquisiton of Advisory
Publications, then the following day, HealthGate Data bought EBM
Kuhn Capital in the News
Releases New Report on Energy IT Valuations
Kuhn Capital has recently completed an analysis of transactions and market
caps in the energy IT consulting and software industries. For recent deals
-- those featuring companies averaging sales of about $80 million -- the
average price/sales multiple is about 2.6x, and the median is about 3.6x.
Some of the purchases covered in the analysis include those of Caminus,
Cognicase, MainControl and Linesoft.
Energy Load Analysis/Billing Software Vendor
Kuhn Capital has been retained to sell
a leading vendor
of energy industry software applications and related
services. These automate the process of collecting,
and analyzing gas and electric demand data for
management, network balancing, asset management and
Vendor with Offshore Potential Sought
Our client is a rapidly growing and profitable
outsourcer seeking a profitable US-based BPO company
sales from $15M up to $50M. Ideal candidate would
on healthcare and financial services offering
third-party administration and collections.
of Indian Tech Sevices Outsourcer
American high-end project management vendor seeks to
a profitable Indian-based outsourcer with at least
no more than 1,000 billable employees.
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