Cyber security is an increasingly important topic in the board rooms of businesses large and small, with the volume and severity of attacks continuing to rise. The sector is characterised by extraordinary levels of dynamism, innovation and an extreme shortage of qualified people. These market dynamics will make cyber security a hotspot of M&A and fundraising activity for many years to come.
We have completed more transactions with European cyber security companies than any other adviser. We are passionate about cyber security, and our deep experience with both product and services companies within the space allows us to deliver excellent outcomes for our M&A and fundraising clients.
Cyber Security Deals
The CyberScope – Q2 2022
Cybersecurity multiples remain at a higher level than other technology verticals and revenue multiples are trading above pre-COVID 19 levels, whilst M&A volumes and values continue to outpace other sectors – all in spite of widespread depressed public market valuations. With the sector expected to strengthen against the increasing sophistication of hackers, established players continue […]
The Global Technology Market Review – Q2 2022
Private deal activity and valuations within the global technology market remain high in spite of macroeconomic uncertainty. M&A continues to be driven by further adoption of cloud and next-gen technologies, increased focus on strategic tuck-ins, and launching in new markets. As geopolitical uncertainty continues to impact public markets, the outlook for the second half of […]
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 […]