In this Episode

On this episode of Behind the Numbers, Russell Axford, Head of Executive search speaks with David Dean, the CFO of Fiix Software, which was recently acquired by Rockwell Automation. David shares his experiences going through 2 successful exits and discusses which SaaS metrics and data points are used to support a company’s valuation.


Episode Guide:

00:00 – Introduction

00:17 – The process a CFO goes through in a transaction

02:00 – When do you know it’s time to actually sell a company?

03:17 – What kind of metrics or data are typically used to support the valuation or story of the purchase price in an acquisition?

04:29 – Conclusion

About Behind the Numbers

Behind every spreadsheet. Every journal entry. Every month-end. There’s a story. A human story. A story about grit, resilience, and laying the foundation for sustainable growth. Clarity Recruitment is on a mission to capture these stories. To tell these stories. To showcase the people who overcome the many challenges and sacrifices that come with building some of the fastest-growing companies in Canada.

Russell Axford is the Head of Executive Search at Clarity Recruitment and is on a mission to capture these stories and showcase the people who overcome the many challenges that come with being a finance executive in growth companies.