Avalan Technology, Inc.
Problem: The company was emerging as a takeover target due to the growth of the company and favorable
reviews for its product, PC remote control software focused on business to business help desk and training.
It had begun to receive inquiries about its interest in considering a potential deal and realized it would
need to be prepared to respond to a formal offer.
Solution: The Catalyst Group met with the company to familiarize management with the options available
and the process that would take place. When Computer Associates International, Inc. contacted the company to make an offer,
the company was in a position to respond quickly and effectively.
Result: With the understanding of Avalan's business and its strategic value,
and the deal-making experience Catalyst brought to the table, we were able to negotiate a favorable
price for the company and bring the deal quickly to a closing.