Tag: Anaplan

More Irrational Exuberance: Thoma Bravo to Acquire Anaplan for $10.7 Billion

More Irrational Exuberance: Thoma Bravo to Acquire Anaplan for $10.7 Billion

PE firm Thoma Bravo is set to acquire Anaplan (tkr: PLAN) for $10.7 billion. That valuation implies an 18x Enterprise Value to Revenue (EV/Revenue) multiple on trailing revenue of $592 million. To us 18x revenue is a rich valuation in this environment where interest rates are climbing and recession is around the corner. Even if … Continue reading More Irrational Exuberance: Thoma Bravo to Acquire Anaplan for $10.7 Billion

Autonomous Teaser, Uber Data Breach, More M&A

Autonomous Teaser, Uber Data Breach, More M&A

Autonomous Teaser, Uber Data Breach, More M&A In this edition of the CEORater Podcast we cover: 1.) Autonomous driving teaser.. 2.) Perhaps Microsoft (MSFT) ought to acquire Anaplan and other SaaS/cloud Financial Management tools to create an upgrade glide path for Excel? We think so. Infor would do well to follow a similar M&A path. … Continue reading Autonomous Teaser, Uber Data Breach, More M&A