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2024 M&A Deal Terms Study

Soon to be released, the 2024 M&A Deal Terms Study analyzes more than 2,100 private-target acquisitions that closed between 2018 and 2023 where SRS Acquiom provided services, valued at $475 billion. Most of these M&A deals are not publicly reported, and the report contains insights not found anywhere else. Key topics in this year’s study include:

  • Noteworthy M&A trends in deal consideration and earnouts
  • Comparison of deals with and without Representations and Warranties Insurance (RWI)
  • New data and deal analysis on special escrows, purchase price adjustments, privilege provisions, and more

Kip Wallen

Senior Director, Thought Leadership tel:720-452-5364

Kip Wallen is a senior director leading the SRS Acquiom thought leadership practice. He leverages his extensive expertise and SRS Acquiom proprietary data to produce resourceful content regularly utilized by market practitioners. Kip has broad experience in M&A and provides guidance on market standards and trends.

Previously, Kip was a Director with the SRS Acquiom Transactional Group, where he collaborated with clients and counsel to negotiate M&A documents including purchase, escrow, payments, and other transactional agreements. Before joining SRS Acquiom, Kip was an attorney with a Denver-based boutique business law firm where he assisted clients with M&A transactions as well as general corporate governance and securities matters.

Kip is an avid supporter of the Colorado Symphony, serving on the Associate Board and Colorado Symphony Fund Board, and the Colorado Rockies. He is an active participant on the American Bar Association’s M&A Committee. In 2016, Kip completed Leadership 20 with the Denver chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.

Kip received his J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver and an M.S. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and B.A. in International Relations from Lehigh University. He is a member of the Colorado bar.

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