Industry mergers and acquisitions may be more attractive than ever thanks to the current economic situation. Language Service Providers who are looking for ways to grow their business and reach new customers may find that a merger is the first step towards meeting their company's long-term goals – and a good way to diversify their risk. This session will look at the history of M&A in our industry and what the market is like today. Why do companies choose to sell? How do buyers measure the health of your company? What happens when you sell? How do you find a buyer?
Michael Sank joined TransPerfect as a salesperson in 1997 when he opened the Los Angeles office. He subsequently led the company’s global expansion as Vice President of International Operations, during which time he lived in London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Hong Kong, managing all sales and production in Europe and Asia.