A Guide to Acquiring a Distressed Tech Company

Forbes | May.27.2020

Orrick’s Daniel Lopez, Richard Vernon Smith and Doug Mintz co-authored an article in Forbes with Orrick alum Richard Harroch, now serving as a Managing Director and Global Head of M&A at VantagePoint Capital Partners. In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the authors note that private equity funds and strategic buyers will have ample opportunity to purchase technology companies at a discount. Their article highlights the unique opportunities and risks associated with acquiring a distressed private technology company.