Saturday, February 1, 2014
Four More Reports From Berkery Noyes: ONLINE, SOFTWARE, HEALTHCARE, FINANCE & INFO TECNOLOGY
Online and Mobile Industry Merger & Acquisition Trends For Full Year 2013
Transaction volume in the E-Commerce segment increased nine percent over the past year. One notable E-Commerce deal was Groupon’s acquisition of Ticket Monster from LivingSocial for $241 million, a divestiture that reflects LivingSocial’s strategic focus beyond the daily deals subsector.
Software Industry Merger & Acquisition Trends For Full Year 2013
The Business Software segment underwent a three percent increase in volume on a year-to-year basis. The largest financially sponsored deal in the segment was Advent International's announced acquisition of Unit4 in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) subsector. This transaction, with a purchase price of $1.71 billion, represented a 2.7x revenue multiple and 18.5x EBITDA multiple.
Financial Technology and Information Industry Merger & Acquisition Trends For Full Year 2013
Financial sponsors accounted for 18 percent of transaction volume in 2013, which was about the same as in 2012. However, private equity deal value rose from 19 percent to 40 percent of the industry's overall value. This included five of the top ten largest deals in 2013.
Healthcare Industry Merger & Acquisition Trends For Full Year 2013
Healthcare IT as a percentage of the industry’s total deal volume stayed the same at almost 40 percent. Meanwhile, the segment with the largest year-to-year rise in volume was Pharma IT. The number of deals in the Pharma IT segment increased 45 percent, from 22 to 32 transactions.
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