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Industry NewsCybersecurity, Internet of Things, News
As we move towards a world of smart cities, smart roads and smart homes, data is being shared at an unprecedented rate. But as technology gets ever more intelligent, so do the fraudsters intent on profiting from this free flow of increasingly accessible information.
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Press ReleasesCybersecurity, News
Three trends were key in impacting the race to secure cybersecurity vendors: an exponential increase in the number of devices connected to enterprise IoT networks, providing potential entry points for cyberattackers; growing volumes of personal data that needs to be secured; and mounting regulatory and financial penalties for cyber insecurity. Read more in Hampleton's latest Cybersecurity report 2H2019.
Industry NewsInsurtech, News
Following the release of our Insurtech report 2H2019, Hampleton’s principal partner Miro Parizek reflects on the dynamic relationship between insurers, investors and the insurtech start-up ecosystem.
Industry NewsAutotech, News
Businesses have always needed to adapt in order to stay relevant, but never has this necessity been in such sharp focus as it is today. Legacy tyre manufacturers are investing in an M&A push to future-proof their businesses in the coming age of the electric and autonomous vehicle.
Enterprise Software: 651 Deals and Sky-High Multiples Signal Acquirers' Sprint for Digital TransformationEnterprise Software, SaaS & Cloud, AI, Fintech, IT Services & Outsourcing, News
In its latest analysis of global Mergers & Acquisitions activity in Enterprise Software,Hampleton Partnersreports the highest deal count ever recorded, with 651 transactions inked over the first half of 2019.
Industry NewsIT Services & Outsourcing, News, SaaS & Cloud
Following the release of our latest IT & Business Services M&A report, in our latest expert blogpost, Hampleton director and IT Services sector specialist Jonathan Simnett reflects on the battle between private equity buyers, consolidators and pivoters to acquire the IT services solutions of the future.
Press ReleasesAutotech, AI, Internet of Things
The first half of 2019 has seen automotive technology deal-making news led by major tech giants challenging traditional OEMs for ‘ownership’ of the vehicles of the future, says Hampleton Partners’ latest report on Automotive Technology M&A.
Industry NewsIT Services & Outsourcing, News, AI, Cybersecurity
The first half of 2019 saw total disclosed deal value in the IT & Business Services market reach a whoping $97 billion - the highest total on record for a six-month period. The overall median disclosed deal amount also increased to $43 million from $23 million in 2H 2018. And, although deal volume lessened, trailing 30-month median revenue and EBITDA multiples remained within the high end of their respective range, signalling steady growth over the past six and a half years.