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21
MAR
2019

Press Releases

Industry 4.0 Shifts from Buzzword to Reality with 600 Deals

Industry 4.0 in the DACH Region, News, AI, AR/VR

The latest M&A market report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, sheds light on how technology giants in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) are transforming their businesses by buying, funding or partnering with connected and intelligent manufacturing technologies and data management companies to ensure they are well-positioned for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Industry 4.0.

Hampleton’s Industry 4.0 M&A Market Report records more than 600 deals in 2018, up from 513 in 2017. The analysis reveals that the highest level of interest lies in AI technologies, digital threads and digital twin solutions.

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19
MAR
2019

Press Releases

2GetThere Sells Majority Stake To ZF Friedrichshafen - Hampleton Partners

Autotech, Industry 4.0 in the DACH Region, AI, Media, News

Hampleton Partners has advised 2getthere Holding B.V., a leading manufacturer of driverless electric shuttles for future urban mobility, on its majority acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen, the global automotive supplier and front-runner in developing the next generation of autonomous vehicle technology. This is the second autonomous vehicle technology transaction closed by Hampleton within the space of nine months.

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12
MAR
2019

Industry News

Why B2C e-commerce brands focus on the post-purchase journey

E-Commerce, Digital Marketing

In today’s e-commerce world, persuading a new customer to hit the ‘buy’ button is only half the battle. Once they win that initial sale, B2C e-commerce brands must work equally hard to retain their customer and prime them for the next purchase.

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11
MAR
2019

Press Releases

Land Grab For Technology and Talent Spurs Five-Year High For Enterprise Software

SaaS & Cloud, Enterprise Software, IT Services & Outsourcing, News

London, UK – 11 March 2019. The latest M&A market reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, on the Enterprise Software and IT & Business Services sectors show consistent growth in transaction volume, multiples and valuations, with Enterprise Software M&A disclosed deal value achieving a whopping $182.2 billion in 2018 – a five-year high.

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08
MAR
2019

Industry News

How tech is solving the problems of an ageing population

Internet of Things, Healthtech, Insurtech, AI, News

In the UK, 18.2% of the population is currently aged 65 years or over, compared to 15.9% in 2017 and a predicted 20.7% by 2027. This significant demographic shift is affecting developed and developing countries alike. 

While this is in many ways something to celebrate, as people are living longer due to improved healthcare, it brings associated problems which are likely to worsen over time.

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04
MAR
2019

Press Releases

eCommerce and Digital Marketing Companies Battle For The Digital Consumer In ‘An Amazon World'

E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, AI

The latest E-Commerce and Digital Marketing M&A Market Reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, reveal that 2018 recorded a $20 billion increase in disclosed e-commerce M&A value compared to 2017, boosted by mega-deals such as Walmart’s ambitious $16 billion purchase of Flipkart and Adobe’s acquisition of Marketo for $4.75 billion.

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20
FEB
2019

Press Releases

Autotech 2018 - 100 M&A Deals and Record Venture Capital Investment

Autotech, AR/VR, E-Commerce

The latest Automotive Technology M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, reveals that disclosed Venture Capital funding to automotive start-ups totalled $8 billion in 2018.

In parallel, almost 100 M&A deals were inked, including Renault, Ford and Volkswagen’s autotech acquisitions in the second half of 2018; however, total disclosed M&A transaction value reached $3.9 billion in the time period, the lowest in over five years.

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18
FEB
2019

Industry News

How Fintech Uses Computer Vision Technology

Fintech, AI, Cybersecurity, AR/VR

Computer Vision is the term given to machines that can see and all the associated science and technology that helps make that a reality. In business, it’s manifested mostly in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) applications. The fintech sector is using computer vision to boost growth, transforming financial services by using appealing visuals and helping accentuate the difference between fintech and the traditional finance industry.

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13
FEB
2019

Press Releases

Healthtech M&A and Ipo Activity Resilient in the Face of Global Economic Slowdown

Healthtech

The latest Healthtech M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, revealed a final count of almost 100 deals in the healthtech sector in the second half of 2018.

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06
FEB
2019

Press Releases

Fintech 2018 - Investment Reaches Record Levels at $31bn Whilst M&A Experiences Second Half Cooling

Fintech

The latest Fintech M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, reveals that 2018 witnessed the highest level of investment in fintech start-ups on record, with a total disclosed transaction value of $30.8 billion.