Recent M&A Deal? Consider Tax Saving Tips

While much attention has been focused on whether the Bush tax cuts will expire at year-end, one tax change is almost certain – a new 3.8% Medicare tax on net investment income will take effect on January 1, 2013. Our friends with SRS offer some tax-tips in this guest post.

Zynga Says: After 6 Acquisitions In 6 Months The Binge Will Continue

Zynga Game Network Inc. is the new king of social gaming M&A.

Over the past six months, the company has made 6 acquisitions to stretch the boundaries of its realm. Roughly 320 million people have now played one of its 10 games (FarmVille, FrontierVille, Mafia Wars). And it has 1,300 employees.

Founder and Chief Executive Mark Pincus says more acquisitions are likely on the way. “If you have a startup here, please call us,” Pincus (pictured) says during a brief on-stage appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit going on in San Francisco.

Security Company Buying Binge Predicted To Continue

Big companies such as Cisco Systems and Lockheed Martin consider cybersecurity to be top strategic sales priorities. So will venture-backed startups benefit as these corporations look for new products and technologies? Allegis Capital founder Robert Ackerman believes the answer is yes. Ackerman (pictured here) points to at least 10 venture-back companies that have been acquired […]

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