The lowdown on real estate tech mergers and acquisitions

Brad Inman talks to banker Chris Gough
  • Chris Gough was the banker behind the dotloop/Zillow acquisition, advising the CEO and board of directors at dotloop.
  • Gough says the M&A environment is still active; he feels confident about the future.
  • Real estate tech has seen three or four "landscape redefining" transactions in the past couple of years.

Chris Gough is a director at GCA Savvian with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He has more than 11 years of technology mergers and acquisition advisory experience at the firm’s San Francisco and Tokyo offices.

He discusses how the Zillow/Trulia/dotloop, Constellation/Market Leader and ZipRealty/Realogy deals played out, what is next for startup fundraising and more.