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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 […]

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 […]

30th October 2020

The Global Technology Market Review – Q3 2020

In our Global Technology Market Review, we analyse valuations, M&A activity and broader trends in the key technology markets of enterprise software, technology services and cybersecurity. The downturn in the tech sector in late Q1 has been short-lived, and enterprise software and technology services have rebounded strongly through Q2 and Q3. Click to read Global […]

3rd July 2020

Software valuations in the age of COVID-19: Recent trends and comparisons with the GFC

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing its path across the globe and lock-downs affecting most parts of the global economy, many commentators are expecting a material reduction in valuations across sectors. However, we are not seeing that in the technology sector. All software companies, in particular those providing mission-critical solutions to their customers and using recurring […]

29th April 2020

Forced adoption accelerates growth in uncertain times for the technology sector

Everything has changed … yet many things will stay the same So much has changed in a few short weeks: health fears for family, friends, and colleagues; living with the constraints of social distancing; and dealing with significant short-term economic dislocation arising from lock downs. And yet … so much is similar, in many ways […]

21st April 2020

The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2020

Welcome to the Q1 2020 Global Technology Market Review – Results International’s quarterly review of deal activity and valuation metrics for the technology sector. We cover all aspects of technology with a focus on enterprise software/SaaS, software-related IT services, and tech enabled services. Each quarter we consider the macroeconomic trends and analyse the activity in […]

19th June 2019

The year of “better” cybersecurity

Cybersecurity trends 2018 was an interesting year for the cybersecurity sector with valuations at their highest since 2016, as a wave of inorganic growth surged. The sector shares many traits with other B2B software markets – it’s growing well, innovating rapidly, and is experiencing strong valuations and record M&A activity. The fundamental difference with other […]

19th June 2019

Enterprise software market growth: driving demand in technology services

The continued global growth of the enterprise software market will drive ongoing demand for expert technology services companies. Enterprise software market applications automate and support a range of administrative and operational business processes of the enterprise, including its sales & marketing, financial reporting, human resources, and supply chain. With the economic and efficiency benefits of […]

19th June 2019

The route to intelligent automation: optimising enterprise performance

Automation has become a core strategic priority for almost all enterprises, seeing the need to compete in a digital-first economy with streamlined, connected operations that drive greater value from internal resources. Intelligent Automation is the goal – an enterprise where processes are not only automated, but leverage and interact with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to […]


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