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4th May 2022

The CyberScope – Q1 2022

Despite a backdrop of some macroeconomic uncertainty, the first quarter of 2022 started strong with 52 M&A transactions, representing a 41% increase from Q1 last year, as the security sector again proves its strong resilience. Google’s $5.4Bn acquisition of cloud and managed cybersecurity provider, Mandiant, very clearly demonstrated the opening of a new front in […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2022

Despite a backdrop of some macroeconomic uncertainty, private M&A activity within the global technology market saw a record quarter for deal volumes. This was delivered on the back of continued adoption of cloud technologies, increased focus on strategic tuck-ins, investment into hybrid work environments and software vendors seeking to deepen their security posture. As public […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The CyberScope – FY 2021

Cyber security became a top priority for CEOs and world leaders in 2021, fuelled by a rise in nation-state attacks and ransomware. An evolving cyber threat landscape coupled with a growing skills shortage in the sector has required organisations to urgently invest and scale their security systems and processes. 2021 finished strongly with 183 transactions, […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – FY 2021

Deal activity for 2021 has been strong – the acceleration of digital transformation at the onset of Covid-19 pandemic to drive enterprise protection, solve global supply chain challenges and strengthen multi-cloud capabilities drove investors to pay premium multiples for both innovative startups and dominant incumbents. Public markets were increasingly active too as 2021 marked the […]

Reports
19th October 2021

The CyberScope – Q3 2021

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to see more companies using applications deployed on the cloud and an increasing need for cloud security and zero-trust network access solutions. Expansion of attack surfaces, sophisticated ransomware attacks and publicised security incidents continue to accelerate demand for next-gen security and proactive risk management. Q3 2021 finished strongly with […]

Reports
19th October 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – Q3 2021

Deal activity has continued to increase following a strong Q2 and the path to recovery from the global pandemic is increasingly clear on account of re-opening economies, record-breaking stock markets and an abundant supply of cheap capital fueling investor appetite. The technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading, and optimism for future […]

Reports
19th July 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – Q2 2021

As we predicted in Q1, deal activity has continued to increase in Q2 and the technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading and optimism for future growth remains very healthy across all the technology sectors we track. M&A continues to be driven by strong levels of investment by private equity (directly and […]

Reports
23rd April 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2021

Deal valuations have continued to drive upwards as the technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading and optimism for future growth remains very healthy across all the tech sectors we track. M&A continues to be driven by strong levels of investment by private equity (directly and through portfolio companies) and large strategic […]

Reports
28th January 2021

The Global Technology Market Review – 2020

Deal activity and valuations in the technology sector were robust in Q4, counteracting the short, sharp decline in the first six months of the year and making 2020 a stronger year than expected across all the tech sectors we track. Deal activity has been driven by publicly listed strategic buyers, who continue to look to […]

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