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Cybersecurity Acquisitions on the Rise

October 25, 2017

The cybersecurity industry is experiencing strategic M&A activity as major security breaches are on the rise.  With renowned, trusted firms such as Equifax and Deloitte among the victims, many companies are increasing their investments in cybersecurity.

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Tech Growth Fueled by Online and Mobile Device Demand

September 27, 2017

For the first time ever, the six most valuable companies in the world, by market cap, were all technology companies.

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PCE Executes ESOP Transaction for Level 10

February 14, 2017

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – PCE Investment Bankers, a leading financial services firm for mid-market companies, is pleased to announce that the shareholders of Level 10 have completed the sale of their stock to the Level 10 Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust. PCE offers clients a full range of investment banking, ESOP, valuation, and advisory services.

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Technology: Fueling the Growth for M&A in the Healthcare Industry

September 20, 2012

The long-awaited opinion issued in late June by the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“PPACA”).  The Court ruled that the requirement that every American carry health insurance is a tax and as a result, is constitutional.   The ruling permits the federal government to pursue a broad expansion of the Medicaid health program for the poor.

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Healthcare Industry M&A Activity Within the IT Subsector Thrives

November 29, 2011

Summertime typically signals a slow down for mergers and acquisition activity, especially for technology-based businesses. The Nasdaq’s lackluster performance during summer indicates investors tend to ignore this sector in anticipation of the latest technology gadget or new game-changing systems that normally are unveiled as autumn approaches.   However, recent M&A activity impacting information technology (IT) companies servicing the healthcare industry has been far from stagnant.

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The Impact of Large Biotechnology Centers on Florida’s Economy

August 15, 2007

Florida’s commitment to forming a biotechnology cluster within the state will have significant impact on both the healthcare industry and Florida’s overall economy during the next 10 to 15 years. During the last four years, the state has earmarked nearly $700 million in incentive plans to help attract two of the largest biotechnology research institutes in the world, the Scripps Research Institute and the Burnham Institute.

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