Burgers, Bulbs, and Bavarian Tech: Some Recent European Deal Toys

November 9, 2020 by David Parry

In the many months since our last round-up of European deal toys, more than a few transactions have come our way. This post only covers a handful of the resulting deal toys we've recently designed; but the collection should give you a sense of...

Honoring the Guy Who Attacked You with a Four Iron

October 28, 2020 by David Parry

(This is another in a series of posts, leading up to The Corporate Presence's 40th anniversary, that will focus on noteworthy deals we have commemorated). Over the years we've designed deal toys and custom awards in many media, including crystal,...

An Unwitting Commemorative of “Nightmare Eve”

October 12, 2020 by David Parry

(This is another in a series of posts, leading up to The Corporate Presence's 40th anniversary, that will focus on noteworthy deals we have commemorated). "What's that place called again where the Broncos play?". That's the question that was...

The Case of The Disappearing Underwriters

October 8, 2020 by David Parry

(This is another in a series of posts, leading up to The Corporate Presence's 40th anniversary, that will focus on noteworthy deals we have commemorated). It seemed almost impossible for any tech company of the 90's to emerge from the so-called...

Harvard Meets “George of The Jungle”

October 7, 2020 by David Parry

(This is another in a series of posts, leading up to The Corporate Presence's 40th anniversary, that will focus on noteworthy deals we have commemorated). Bullwinkle. Dudley Do-Right. George of The Jungle. Three guys who don't exactly...

The Megadeal Signed at a Food Stamps Office

October 6, 2020 by David Parry

(This is another in a series of posts, leading up to The Corporate Presence's 40th anniversary, that will focus on noteworthy deals we have commemorated). It's hard to imagine which of these might've been more satisfying. Selling your company...

An Ogre Among Deal Toys

September 28, 2020 by David Parry

This post marks the first in a series leading up to our celebration of The Corporate Presence's 40th anniversary---which officially begins in 2021. But don't worry: we'll spare you the usual "landmark anniversary" fare. You know: poignant...

The Lucite Embedment: 5 Unique (and Largely Overlooked) Marketing & Branding Opportunities

September 26, 2020 by David Parry

A Lucite embedment can uniquely help brand or market your company or organization---provided you're aware of the possibilities and advantages. "But what exactly do they do?" That's a question we've heard repeatedly over the years when people...

Some Landmark M&A Deals—And Their Deal Toys (Updated)

September 21, 2020 by David Parry

The M&A deals commemorated here involved not only individuals like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, and Robert Iger...but also a Ukrainian immigrant and a former Yahoo engineer. They involved firms like Blackstone, Moelis, Evercore,...