Read Time: 5 Minutes [Included Free Resources to Maximize your Valuation] This year we hosted a panel discussion with seven lawyers with decades of eCommerce experience in both buy-side and sell-side M&A. Both sides of the transaction agreed that if a founder had an unrealistic expectation regarding the valuation of their business (i.e. a […]
Read Time: 8 minutes Years of cheap debt followed the financial crisis (2007–2008) and M&A flourished. In 2020, the COVID pandemic restricted movement and pushed consumers online, boosting eCommerce but at the same time precipitated unprecedented sourcing and supply chain issues. Multiple geopolitical conflicts further impacted consumer demand resulting in the highest inflation in decades.
Read Time: 6 minutes It is natural for founders having completed another busy holiday sales cycle to take a moment, reflect, and consider their options going into a new year. All available options will fall into one of two strategies: Growing the business Exiting the business If you are a founder of an eCommerce business
Read Time: 5 Minutes In order to provide the best M&A advisory service, it is imperative that we have the best sector and market intelligence. To do this we regularly host exclusive thought-leader events with top eCommerce acquirors to discuss global and sector trends, and how they impact the market. In this round-up piece
Read Time: 5 Minutes [We would like to thank Accel Club for sponsoring this event]. Due to an influx of headwinds caused by geopolitical conflicts, downturn in the market, post-pandemic landing etc., 2022 was the worst year for M&A (eCommerce included) since 2008. In order to discern actionable sector insight in a rapidly changing market,
Read Time: 3 minutes If you are an eCommerce entrepreneur considering an exit in the near-term, understanding the factors that impact the value of your business allows you to: Accurately evaluate your business. Best time your exit. Attract the right buyer: Each buying firm has a specific acquisition criteria. To pitch to the right firm
In this insightful blog post, we delve into the world of eCommerce aggregators, examining their rise, peak expectations, and subsequent decline. Against the backdrop of post-pandemic challenges and market fluctuations, we explore the crucial learnings that pave the way for a mature and stabilized industry. From strategic shifts to the viability of the aggregator model in 2023, we present perspectives from industry experts and highlight the potential opportunities that lie ahead. Join us as we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of eCommerce aggregation and its promising future.