If you are a software business owner assessing options for selling your business, you may be interested in understanding the differences between types of acquirers.
Looking towards retirement and ready to engage a broker, SoftChalk didn’t want a buy-and-flip acquirer – they were interested in growing the organization, product, and staff long-term. With a bootstrapped operation and a desire to de-risk, SoftChalk joined Volaris and accessed a robust professional network, industry best practices, and leaders dedicated to developing their team.
This formerly shrinking business was acquired shortly before the pandemic. Despite the highly impacted market, Artifax has experienced double-digit annual organic growth since joining the Volaris family; the founders have been able to pursue new business ventures with the certainty that Artifax’s customers and employees are in good hands.
Upon recognizing the business wasn’t growing at the rate of potential, this owner started researching investment opportunities to ensure the growth and well-being of the business, customers, and employees. Now a part of the Volaris family, WiFi SPARK’s stakeholders are excited about the ensuing growth that has occurred – both organically and through acquisition.
Considering retirement and an exit strategy, this business owner sought an acquirer who would offer a stable and forever home for his customers and employees. By virtue of being part of a global group, Tribute’s employees now leverage operational data, best practices, and a strong professional network to continue growing the organization.