Industry Reports

Published on: 11/19/2019
Our latest Application Development & Deployment Executive Summary reveals that more than 56 mergers and acquisitions were completed in the space throughout U.S., Canada, and Europe to-date in 2019. Buyers have most frequently acquired companies that provide Application Development & Deployment software (75% of activity) rather than services (25%)
Published on: 11/15/2019
The Human Capital Management SAAS report highlights merger and acquisition (M&A) activity which jumped to a record level in Q3’19 following two-quarters of declining deal volume, suggesting buyer appetite remains strong. The target companies were valued at a median revenue multiple of 3.7x LTM, up from 2018.
Published on: 11/11/2019
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity rose to 513 deals in Q3’19, the third-highest quarterly deal count as buyer appetite remains very strong. With multiples near historic highs and a highly competitive deal environment, it is a great time to be a seller although it remains to be seen how long the window will remain open.
Published on: 10/11/2019
The dollar value for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the FinTech & Payments industries has already hit a record high in 2019, driven by numerous mega-deals. Companies are currently under tremendous pressure from competition and the threat of disruptive technologies.
Published on: 09/09/2019
With Human Capital Management SaaS multiples near historic highs and a very competitive deal environment, it is a great time to be a seller although it remains to be seen how long the window will remain open. 
Published on: 08/05/2019
The Q3 Application Development & Deployment Software Executive Summary is available for download below.  The integration of technology into every aspect of business and society has ensured long-term demand for Application Development (AppDev) & Deployment Software and has made the industry an attractive opportunity for both strategic and financially-driven mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 
Published on: 06/13/2019
The latest issue of our Enterprise SaaS & Cloud Industry Report, highlighting trends in M&A, financing, IPOs and capital markets for private and public companies in the SaaS & Cloud sector, is now available. Highlights from this report include: Record merger & acquisitions (M&A) activity with 1,917 deals totaling over $200 billion during the last twelve months, IPO activity slowed in Q1 with just two deals compared to seven in Q4 2018, Private M&A targets were valued at a median revenue multiple of 4.6x LTM, above historic norms but slightly below the 5.0x we saw for 2018  
Published on: 05/23/2019
Technology continues to be incorporated into every aspect of healthcare including maintaining and accessing electronic health records (EHR), streamlining payment systems, creating efficiencies in clinical scheduling and communication, and improving patient engagement and monitoring. As more software is being utilized in healthcare, interoperability between systems remains a key focus for industry operators.
Published on: 04/16/2019
In the age of industrial automation, robotics, and big data analytics, communication between machines and the associated transmission of data have become an integral component of the manufacturing process and have driven demand for advanced interconnect components. As new technologies develop and further shape the manufacturing landscape, interconnect components products have to follow suit, advancing alongside the systems and technologies they serve.
Published on: 03/13/2019
The latest issue of our Enterprise SaaS & Cloud Industry Report, highlighting trends in M&A, financing, IPOs and capital markets for private and public companies in the SaaS & Cloud sector, is now available.  Highlights from this report include: Record M&A activity in 2018 with 1,867 deals totaling nearly $200 billion, IPO activity was also quite strong with seven deals in Q4 2018.

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