M&A Hungary

LIFE-SIGHT - Deadlines (SUMMARY)

LIFE-SIGHT - Deadlines (SUMMARY) The greatest invention of all time is the deadline, for without it there would be no other inventions. - John Carlton, US copywriter Deadlines bear great importance in M&A transactions. When the parties have reached agreement on price and main terms, they do best to close the deal quickly, before? the company starts to under-, or over-perform... the buyer or seller change strategy... news of the deal leaks... key employees resign... big contracts are won or lost... a higher bidder emerges... the champion of the buyer (or seller) gets fired; etc., etc.

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M&A Interview: "We are looking for the next LogMeIn..." (SUMMARY)

Docler Holding, one of the leading international players of the online multimedia market, have recently founded Docler Investment, which is the private investment arm of the Holding. In a very short time they bought several startup companies such as CeuData Kft. which developed a groundbreaking solution in the field of telecommunication security. IMAP MB Partners acted as acquisition consultant in the transaction. read more »

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Interview of the month: The Future Role of Entrepreneurs in Rural Development - Old sectors reemerge in the new economy (SUMMARY)

(SUMMARY) Did any major change happen in the worldwide system to avoid another economic and social crisis? More and more economists, researchers and ideologists would have a negative answer regarding this question. But what does this mean for the entrepreneurs? We explored the topic with Mr. Zoltán Baki, board member of Austrian Bank Gutmann?s Hungarian daughter company. Besides the global aspect we narrowed down the challenges to necessary reactions entrepreneurs should have in the light of rural development.read more »

Interview of the month: The Future Role of Entrepreneurs in Rural Development - Old sectors reemerge in the new economy (SUMMARY)

Competitive Tax System and Unconventional Economic Policies (SUMMARY)

Developed countries during the last 100 years averagely increased the taxation and redistribution from 10 to 35-45 percent compared to their GDP. Despite the fact, that the rising rate of redistribution is always subject of harsh critics even the Anglo-Saxon countries seem to be incapable of making a substantial reduction. read more »

Competitive Tax System and Unconventional Economic Policies (SUMMARY)

M&A Panorama Summer Cocktail (SUMMARY)

M&A market of Romania and Hungary in the last month made up an interesting mixture. Governments, companies and funds were all very active in a wide range of sectors. Compared to last month the ?media buzz? has somewhat continued in M&A and in Romania mining and finance were also in the center of investors? preferences. read more »

M&A Panorama  Summer Cocktail (SUMMARY)

Closing accounts and the locked box - determining the final purchase price (SUMMARY)

(SUMMARY) Determining the final purchase price is a key issue in all M&A transactions. As the enterprise value of the target company continuously changes and thus causes a certain degree of uncertainty, working out a sufficient price adjustment mechanism becomes an important legal task. The two most commonly used methods for determining the final purchase price entail using the closing accounts or the locked box calculations. read more »

Closing accounts and the locked box - determining the final purchase price (SUMMARY)