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How to Execute an Economic-Shock-Driven Exit Strategy as a Tech CEO

Published: 17 April 2020

ID: G00724107

Analyst(s): Mark Wesker , Patrick Stakenas , David Adams , Christopher Little , Peter Havart-Simkin , Mark Petty


Tech CEOs pursuing an exit caused by an economic shock should preserve cash to extend runway, reposition products and services to support business model shifts caused by the shock, and initiate M&A activities such as merger of equals, strategic sale or private equity transaction.

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