Software M&A Q1 2012 Report

May 18th, 2012
M & A

New report assesses how public software, Internet and SaaS companies performed in Q1 2012.

Report Highlights:

• 64 SaaS companies were acquired in 1Q12, accounting for 16% of all software transactions and up from 3% only two years ago.

• 1Q12’s median EV/Revenue exit multiple was 1.9x for traditional, on-premise software companies.

•  Internet M&A transactions in 1Q12 increased 25% YoY.

• The TTM revenue growth rates of public SaaS companies grew for the fifth consecutive quarter in 1Q12

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Technology M&A Report – Q1 2012

April 20th, 2012
M & A, Resources & Tools

We are pleased to share  the most recent issue of Hyde Park Capital’s Technology M&A Report, analyzing merger-and-acquisition trends and activity within the Technology industry.

Several notable transactions were announced in Q1 2012 by both strategic and financial sponsors including:

• Blackbaud, Inc.’s $274 million proposed purchase of Convio, Inc.

• Insight Venture Partners announced acquisition of Quest Software, Inc. for $1.9 billion.

• The equity markets displayed overall strength and investor demand across the Technology industry as over 10 initial public offerings (“IPOs”) were successfully completed in Q1 2012.

• Multiples remain healthy across the Technology industry, with the high-growth sectors such

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Industrials M&A Report

February 15th, 2012
M & A


  • Deal activity within the Industrials sector was at a three year high, with over 370 transactions closed in 2011.
  • The total value of completed M&A transactions in 2011 climbed approximately 21% to $44.3 billion, up from $36.8 billion during the prior year.
  • Financial sponsors continued to remain active in the Industrials sector, with several notable middle market transactions announced by large private equity groups such as American Industrial Partners and American Securities.
  • During 2011 financial sponsors participated in approximately 1 of 4 completed deals.

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