Report: Digital Commerce
Current Trends and Figures

Digital Commerce Report 1H2022

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.

In this report, we’ve explored all facets of the Digital Commerce ecosystem, analysing market trends, success stories, fundraising and M&A content to provide our readers with a realistic portrayal of Digital Commerce M&A in a period transformed by Covid-19 – with a focus on the second half of 2021.

Hampleton’s Digital Commerce report focuses on subsectors such as Agencies & Service Providers; Digital Commerce Software; Internet Services & Portals; Online Retail; Media, Social & Gaming. The report includes:

  • Trends and analysis of deal activity
  • Deal geography
  • Top acquirers
  • Valuation metrics

Top Buyers

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Unless otherwise stated, our Digital Commerce report covers the two-and-a-half-year period between July 2019 and December 2021. All totals and median values refer to the entire period unless otherwise stated. Median multiples plotted in the graphs refer to the 30-month period prior to and including the half year.


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