San Francisco, March, 2014
Successful “Date Certain M&A” of Bell & Howell Intellectual Property/Patents
Steven R. Gerbsman, Principal of Gerbsman Partners and Kenneth Hardesty a member of Gerbsman Partners Board of Intellectual Capital, announced today their success in monetizing and maximizing Intellectual Property/Patents value for Bell & Howell. The company’s Intellectual Property/Patents covered the same technology which enables users to select and manage his/her preferences for receiving information from a business.
Gerbsman Partners provided Intellectual Property Investment Banking leadership and facilitated the sale of the Intellectual Property and Patents. Due to market conditions, Bell & Howell made the strategic decision to monetize and maximize the value of the Intellectual Property/Patents. Gerbsman Partners provided leadership to the company with:
1. Intellectual Property Investment Banking and technology domain expertise in developing the strategic action plans for monetizing and maximizing value of the Intellectual Property;
2. Proven domain expertise in maximizing the value of the Intellectual Property/Patents through a Gerbsman Partners targeted and proprietary “Date Certain M&A Process”;
3. The ability to “Manage the Process” among potential Acquirers, Lawyers, Management and Advisors;
4. The proven ability to “Drive” toward successful closure for all parties at interest.
About Gerbsman Partners
Gerbsman Partners focuses on maximizing enterprise value for stakeholders and shareholders in under-performing, under-capitalized and under-valued companies and their Intellectual Property. Since 2001, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in maximizing value for 81 Technology, Life Science and Medical Device companies and their Intellectual Property and has restructured/terminated over $810 million of real estate executory contracts and equipment lease/sub-debt obligations. Since inception in 1980, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in over $2.3 billion of financings, restructurings and M&A transactions.
Gerbsman Partners has offices and strategic alliances in Boston, New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, Orange County, Europe and Israel. For additional information please visit http://www.gerbsmanpartners.com or Gerbsman Partners blog.