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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.
Insurtech: Record-breaking $3 billion Investment in 1H2019 Transforming Business Models and Opening New MarketsInsurtech, News, Internet of Things, AI, Cybersecurity
So far in 2019, global fundraising for insurtech has reached almost $3 billion in 1H 2019 and is on track to reaching $6 billion by the end of the year. Insurtech fundraises increased 27 per cent, with 257 deals closed in 2018 vs 202 deals in 2017.
Press ReleasesHealthtech, AI, SaaS & Cloud, News, Internet of Things
The first half of 2019 recorded an increase in healthtech M&A activity, with a healthy 100 deals inked (11 per cent more than in 2H 2018) and around $8.3 billion in disclosed transaction value throughout the period, reveals Hampleton Partners in its latest global Healthtech M&A Market Report.
Press ReleasesFintech, Enterprise Software, News, AI, Insurtech
Three fintech mega-deals totalling $87 billion set the scene for a record-breaking $120 billion in disclosed transaction value for the sector in a ‘white-hot’ first half of 2019, reveals Hampleton Partners in its latest global Fintech M&A Market Report.
Industry NewsDigital Marketing, E-Commerce, Media, AI
To mark the launch of our 2H 2019 M&A Market Reports on E-commerce and Digital Marketing, we look at how the innovation behind the rise of social commerce is upsetting the status quo in marketing.
Press ReleasesDigital Marketing, E-Commerce, News, Media, AI
The growth of M&A activity in the ‘platform economy’ and in social commerce are two of the biggest trends identified in the latest E-Commerce and Digital Marketing M&A Market Reports from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor.
Transaction volume for the digital marketing sector has remained remarkably stable since 2011. In the first half of 2019, marketing application software received more M&A attention, with 95 deals inked and disclosed deal value of $2.06bn, versus 67 deals and deal value of $1.4bn for digital agencies & marketing services providers.
Industry NewsNews, AI, Fintech, Autotech, Enterprise Software, SaaS & Cloud, E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Insurtech, HRtech, AR/VR, Healthtech, Cybersecurity, IT Services & Outsourcing, Internet of Things
Current trends in the busy tech M&A space point to a possible market correction before 2021 – are segments that are working to build a greener, healthier future best placed to weather the storm?
Industry NewsAI, Internet of Things, News
As part of our series on the future of AI, and to mark the publication of our latest Artificial Intelligence M&A Market Report 1H 2019, we look at the opportunities of, and the barriers to, building the smart cities of the future.
Despite huge leaps forward in conversational artificial intelligence (CAI), our demand for one-size-fits-all voice-activated technology has left no one under the illusion they are talking to anything other than a robot. If CAI is going to take its place at the top table of future tech, it needs to embrace its human side – and the race is on to develop the technology that does just that.
To mark the publication of our latest Artificial Intelligence M&A Market Report 1H 2019, we ask if narrowing the focus of CAI models is the answer.