Even before the current economic gyrations, several large software heavy-weights have been purchasing companies in their target markets to gain market-share and dominance in the growing document management space. Due to economic uncertainty, prices are depressed for many companies, thereby allowing acquisitions to continue to happen.
Though the acquisition of a company that provides your mission critical technology may be a benefit to you (for example, if they’re stumbling), it can also work against your best interests. . . click here to read the entire article
Simon Wieczner, CEO