At Hampleton, we believe that research is more than just raw deal data.
Here at Hampleton, we publish a series of technology M&A reports throughout the year on industries and sectors in the M&A spotlight which highlight key trends, valuable insights into transaction multiples, exit strategy timing, top ten lists of the most active buyers and acquisitions in their sector. Each report is a vital guide for any owner, leader or sector specialist looking for an expert analysis and overview of tech M&A activity.
IT & Business Services Report 2H2022
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Enterprises are digitising more products, processes and services than ever before. At the same time, they are migrating them to the cloud for efficiency, scalability and corporate agility. These trends are driving growth across all segments of the IT Services sector, keeping firms with relevant expertise in hot demand.
Fintech Report 2H2022
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The fintech industry continues to grow and break records. Changes are being accelerated by the shift away from cash, the boom in electronic payment transactions, and the application of innovations in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Enterprise Software Report 2H2022
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M&A in the Enterprise Software sector has remained remarkably robust. In fact, in terms of M&A volume, the sector saw two consecutive record-breaking half-year periods in 2H2021 and 1H2022. The first half of 2022 also saw trailing 30-month median multiples increase against all odds.
Autotech & Mobility Report 2H2022
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Convergence of the automotive and technology sectors has transformed every facet of the automotive industry to an unprecedented degree, from product development to manufacturing and distribution. The wide-scale transition towards electrification, connectivity, autonomous technology and new ownership models is disrupting the global automotive and mobility industry.
Digital Commerce Report 1H2022
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The Digital Commerce market experienced monumental growth in 2021. We’re now all too familiar with the notion that Covid-19 catalysed and amplified the growing shift to digital. E-commerce was instrumental in surviving the challenges of the pandemic and is unquestionably the “new normal”. Beyond buying and selling, consumer apps, digital platforms, online information, and social media are firmly part of the commercial, professional, and entertainment experiences for all.
How much of this is reflected in Digital Commerce M&A and fundraising markets?
Cybersecurity Report 2H2020
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Enterprises have been forced to rapidly digitise their products, processes and services. Lockdown measures around the world have accelerated the move to digital. Working from home has required better IT capabilities, whether in-house or outsourced. This has generated a need for reinforced cybersecurity: while the world is focused on the health and economic threats posed by Covid, cyber criminals are undoubtedly capitalising on this crisis.
HRTech Report 2H2020
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Organisations continue to face the challenge of finding, keeping and developing new hires to their full potential. Combined with AI- and technology-based advances, these motivations are driving the HRTech market. As a result, what used to be a slow-moving corporate technology space a decade ago is now a $148 billion market of HR cloud solutions to address the needs for the future of work.
Artificial Intelligence Report 1H2020
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Artificial intelligence continues to sweep through all industries horizontally, changing software and technological processes as we know them. AI is the key source of transformation and disruption used by many corporations to stay afloat and remain competitive –by virtue of assistance, augmentation and automation it can contribute to various processes.
Augmented & Virtual Reality Report 1H2019
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Since the last edition of Hampleton’s AR/VR report, the industry has kept making significant strides, with increasing amounts of funding flowing to later-stage companies in particular to accelerate the development of AR/VR technology in a wide variety of applications, ranging from retail to industrial manufacturing and from healthcare to energy and power.