Is now a good time to sell? Absolutely! Economic recovery is 8 years along, there is low unemployment, the fed is raising rates, and many other factors, all of which is signaling a recession, so good to sell now. At 3.5x revenue, this is a rich acquisition, and I think will turn out to be perfectly timed for the sellers, and turn out to be perfectly mistimed for the buyers, who are severely overpaying. Why is this important? Timing is a key success factor, and not just in financial markets, but in startups, as identified by Bill Gross in this analysis.