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The Year That Was, And The Year That Will Be – NIGP & SciQuest Update

April 4, 2017

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Even though we are past the first quarter in 2017, there are still some notable stories from 2016 that need to be wrapped up. For example, 2016 was the first year that this blog was sponsor free. There was also the SciQuest lawsuit that began in 2015, as well as the continuing investigation surrounding NIGP #CodeGate, both […]

Truth In Procurement Part 2

August 13, 2016

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Apparently Part 1 of my interview on Bill Culhane‘s terrific radio show broke listener records, so tune into part 2 and let me know what you think . . . (for Canadian listeners, you can hear the segment on Spreaker at https://lnkd.in/e-ZDtv7) Going wherever the Truth leads. Also, the Cubs are leading and Bed Bugs […]

SciQuest Deal Closes

July 29, 2016

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The SciQuest acquisition and privatization by AKKR closed yesterday. This morning it was reported that SciQuest CEO Stephen Wiehe sold his shares of SciQuest in a series of transactions. He received $18,928,207. 30

Why Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe And The Other Law Firms Shouldn’t Challenge the SciQuest Deal

June 22, 2016

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“Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of SciQuest, Inc. (“SciQuest”) (NASDAQ: SQI) concerning the sale to Accel-KKR. Under the terms of the agreement, SciQuest shareholders will only receive $17.75 in cash for each […]

Wall Street Journal: SciQuest Agrees to Be Taken Private by Accel-KKR

June 8, 2016

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“There are no discussions with Oracle, there are no discussions with IBM, there are no discussions with . . . anyone wanna pick a name . . . there are no discussions, there’s nobody.” – Stephen Wiehe, SciQuest CEO July 2015 (SciQuest Q2 Scoop Session Audio Excerpt) As you read the above words, and listen […]

Why is SciQuest afraid to go to court?

May 31, 2016

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If I had accused someone of saying something about me that wasn’t true, and I went through the process of suing them for libel, I would want to have my day in court. I would want to present my evidence to clearly show that what the person had said was wrong. In short, I would want […]

Ohio Drops SciQuest And The Power Of Truth

April 26, 2016

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The beauty about telling the truth is that it cuts through distractions such as a $3.5 million lawsuit, and places the focus on where it belongs . . . the facts of a story. Back on August 7th, 2015 I wrote a post titled The Ohio Effect: Why SciQuest’s condition may be terminal. In the post, […]