00:00 Intro to Kevin McArdle CEO of Big Band Software
02:08 Financing Acquisitions at SureSwift
04:15 First Deal Financing - How he buys
05:15 When he realized he had momentum
08:11 How big were the companies ($Rev)
08:43 Did investors start knocking on doors?
09:45 Raising a Fund
10:45 Tenets to operating a a great company
12:55 Example of "Taking Care of People" - Culture
19:50 What Kevin reads - Mark Leonard
22:10 Big Band Software Vision - Types of Companies they buy
23:10 Why no dividends - Name of the Game is...
25:10 Backed by 2 PE firms
27:53 If PE turns fund 5-7 years, how are you doing a buy and hold?
29:08 Are you competing on Constellation's turf?
32:55 Disruptive technology - Adding the AI question to checklist
37:08 What are you looking for in growth criteria - valuation challenge
42:06 Valuation - the tough conversation with sellers
45:52 Red Flags on SaaS businesses - Don't think you are smarter than seller
49:05 Acquisition opportunity Example
51:06 Deal Flow Status - No such thing as too much deal flow
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