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December 2014
Growth Companies
A company's stock may just be funny money these days. If you were shocked to read that Facebook had agreed to pay $19.6 billion to buy WhatsApp, you will be floored to know the final price on the deal ballooned to $21.8 billion.  
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Subheading4The Strategic Way to Hire a Sales Team
"You hire your problems..." This article outlines Frank Cespedes book, Aligning Strategy and Sales, giving us tips on the selection process of hiring a sales team.  Read more to find out how to put the right team on the field. 
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Private Equity
Subheading5SEC Probing Private Equity Performance Figures
The SEC is examining how PE firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors... What is at issue is how PE firms report how they calculate average net returns in past funds in their marketing materials.
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Subheading6US Regulators Tighten Grip on Wall Street Lending 
US regulators have started to audit loan books of Wall Street banks on a monthly basis in a major push to curb aggressive underwriting.
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Venture Capital
Venture1Is the Market for Education Technology Changing?
As of mid-August, VC's have invested more than $977 million worldwide in education start-ups year-to-date.  There is a growing belief that the landscape is changing.  Read more to find out the thought process behind the recent investment opportunities. 
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Venture2Healthcare Investment Opportunities Explode 
The health insurance industry's 50-year-old legacy business-to-business model is on the brink of irrelevance, with broad implications for venture investors. 
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Martin LLP is pleased to announce RiverVest company Centerre acquired for $195 million in cash - Click HERE to read the full release 

Martin LLP is pleased to announce SNC-Lavalin finalizes the sale of its interest in Astoria Project Partners. - Click HERE to read the full release 

Spectra254 - Effective in killing Ebola surrogate - Martin LLP client's ultraviolet light system proves 99.9 percent effective in killing Ebola surrogate.  Click HERE to read the full release 

Martin LLP Welcomes Sean P.D. Berry to the Corporate Team 

 Martin LLP is pleased to announce that Sean P.D. Berry has  joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a Senior  Associate.  Sean's practice concentrates on corporate law, with  an emphasis on M&A, private equity, corporate finance,  distressed transactions and venture capital. 


Chris Martin Selected in 2014 Super Lawyers

Martin LLP is pleased to announce that Chris Martin has been selected to the 2014 edition of Super Lawyers in the area of Corporate Law. 

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