New Software Equity M&A Report

May 7th, 2011
M & A

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•1Q11 marked the fifth consecutive quarter the software industry’s benchmark median exit EV/Revenue multiple was above 2.1x TTM revenue. What’s behind the multiple? What are the hot M&A product categories? Are vertical solution providers still in M&A vogue?
•Thirty-nine SaaS companies were acquired in 1Q11, up from only ten during the same quarter a year ago. What SaaS product categories are experiencing rapid consolidation? Are buyers valuing SaaS operating margins over revenue growth rates in the current market?
•What is driving the return of private buyers to the M&A market? How has public buyer M&A

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