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October 15, 2010

The Blogging CFO

Recently, I was interviewed by Karen Bannan for an article on CFO bloggers in Inside Edge.  I have to admit, not unlike most CFOs I know, I was initially a bit…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

September 2, 2010

Strong Diversification Strategy Can Thwart Grim VC Numbers

The data from Thomson Reuters/NVCA on venture capital investing over the past 10 years has sparked an onslaught of debate and media coverage highlighting the…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

August 27, 2010

The Current Competitive M&A Climate

As reported recently in The Wall Street Journal, companies are sitting on nearly $2 trillion of cash. As a result, shareholders are beginning to ask…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

July 7, 2010

Exit Environment and Valuations

According to new research published in this month’s Journal of Business Venturing, privately held businesses that start the initial public offering (IPO) process at the…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

May 28, 2010

Capital Formation as the Engine of Economic Growth

A lot of media and industry attention has been focused on one particular provision in Congress’s Financial Reform Act, which changed the taxation on “carried…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

March 11, 2010

Safeguard Scientifics Announces $47 Million Debt Exchange

We have spoken frequently with shareholders about our objective to investigate opportunities to restructure, refinance or repay some of our existing 2024 debentures on or…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

March 10, 2010

Clarient Reports Improved Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Performance

Safeguard Scientifics’ partner company Clarient (NASDAQ: CLRT) reported its fourth quarter (Dec. 31, 2009) and full-year 2009 financial results this afternoon. Clarient began 2010 with…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

February 23, 2010

An Overview of Our Partner Companies

Safeguard Scientifics’ strategy is to deploy capital in growth-stage companies in attractive sectors of the life sciences and technology industries. Within life sciences, we target…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

February 16, 2010

Safeguard Scientifics Presents at New York Investor Conferences

My takeaway from attending recent New York investor conferences with Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE) President and CEO Peter J. Boni and Vice President of Business…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli