Ramanan Thavendran

Associate, Europe
Technology

Ram joined Results International as an analyst within the technology and marketing communications sector in 2021. Ram has 3 years’ experience in M&A, starting his career at EY in the TMT Transaction Services team, performing financial due diligence on numerous buy-side and sell-side transactions for both Private Equity and Corporate clients. Prior to this, Ram interned with early-stage technology companies at both a social media platform and data analytics start-up.

Ram is a Chartered Accountant (CA,ICAS) and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics & Philosophy from the London School of Economics.

Outside of work, Ram has competed in a variety of 10k & half-marathon races, triathlon events and has recently completed the Spartan Race.

He who dares, wins. – Del Boy, Only Fools & Horses

Latest Insights

Reports
19th July 2022

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 […]

Reports
19th July 2022

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 […]

Reports
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 […]