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Friday, 31 January 2020 01:58

Global tech industry deals decline to total US$38.82b in December 2019 Featured


Technology industry deals for December 2019 totalled US$38.82 billion, a decline of 27.9% globally over the previous month, according to a new analyst report.

According to the report from analyst firm GlobalData the December decline in technology industry deals represented a drop of 17.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of US$46.94 billion.

In terms of the number of deals, the technology sector saw a drop of 13.4% over the last 12-month average with 1,293 deals against the average of 1,493 deals.

And in value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth US$17.73 billion.

According to GlobalData,the top five technology deals accounted for 40.4% of the overall value during December 2019 - with the combined value of the top five standing at US$15.68 billion, against the overall value of US$38.82 billion recorded for the month.

The top five technology industry deals of December 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

  1. Evergreen Coast Capital and Francisco Partners’ US$4.3bn private equity deal with LogMeIn
  2. The US$3.56bn asset transaction with Reliance Industrial Investments and by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
  3. Boyu Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Temasek Holdings (Private), Tencent Holdings and YF Capital’s US$3bn venture financing of Beijing Kuaishou Technology
  4. The US$2.6bn acquisition of Cincinnati Bell by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
  5. Hg Saturn Fund’s private equity deal with P&I Personal & Informatik for US$2.21bn.

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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired in 2020. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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