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Good afternoon

As an update to the Acqui-Hire transaction outlined below, I have highlighted specific background areas of interest for technology personnel in the New York City area.

Roles:

1. Web engineers with experience in Javascript development like React, Angular.js and node.js
2. Backend engineers with experience in API development using languages like Python and Frameworks like Django
3. Data engineers with experience doing database development and including some big data capabilities
4. Operation engineers with experience using Amazon Web Services and enabling continuous integration and delivery for teams

Candidates for the Acqui-Hire transaction may be distressed or under-performing companies in your portfolio.

If there are any candidates, this may be a potential deal structure to recover some value from the assets and the key technology personnel would have a significant opportunity going forward, if qualified.

I am available to discuss.

As always, thank you for your courtesy in reviewing.

Best

Steve

 

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San Francisco – December 2015 Targeted Acqui-Hire Transaction: The acquirer is looking for an experienced development team with a strong background in web app development and e-Commerce that wishes to collaborate under the umbrella of a global brand.
Objective/Capabilities of Team

The acquirer is looking for an experienced development team with a strong background in web, e-commerce and mobile app development that wishes to collaborate under the umbrella of a global brand. The target team will include experienced practitioners with design/UX, product/project management, system architecture, development, testing/QA and consumer product experience and be capable of hitting the ground running. The target team must be able to take a concept, scope and build an MVP, and then be able to rapidly iterate to deliver innovative solutions that will transform the consumer experience centered around major premium brands for consumers from around the world.

Opportunity

A newly created ventures group imbedded within a larger global organization has received a mandate to build disruptive businesses and power revenue through innovative technology. This venture group’s e-commerce team is charged with building a global consumer business that combines commerce, content, and community in new ways, so as to improve the entire category experience from education and selection to purchase and consumption.

The target technology company/team will join a NYC team in order to power this innovative vision. The target team will collaborate with others from around the world to develop deployable “white label” solutions that allow for a quick pilot and phased roll-out of new ideas.

Compensation Package

Competitive, industry compensation and stock incentives will be awarded commensurate with experience and potential for success. The philosophy of this Fortune 100 enterprise is centered around the delivery of results, with upside and bonuses tied to performance. Senior management will be available to discuss this significant opportunity.

For additional information and to meet with the senior executives, please call Steven R. Gerbsman, information below.

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 91 Technology, Medical Device, Life Science, Solar, Fuel Cell, Cyber/Data Security and Digital Marketing 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 San Francisco, Boston, New York, Washington, DC, McLean, VA, Europe and Israel.

 

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