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Report: Industry 4.0 in the DACH Region

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Industry 4.0 in the DACH Region Report 1H2019

Industry 4.0 has become an integral part of business for key technology giants: Bosch Rexroth, Festo, PTC and Siemens, to name a few, are all turning yesterday’s promise of connected and intelligent manufacturing technologies into today’s reality. In fact, we are already witnessing manufacturing facilities capable of producing individually configured products at unit prices akin to those of series production. This expansion is also reflected in the increasing standardisation of Industry 4.0 processes, with bodies such as the Standardization Council Industrie 4.0 (SCI 4.0) forming in the DACH region and internationally.

The report focuses on Industry 4.0 subsectors such as Automotive, Smart Building & Construction, Cleantech, Medical Technology and Robotics & Machinery. It includes: 

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

Top Buyers

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Total Number of Industry 4.0 Deals (2016-2018)

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Deal values, meanwhile, were up 54% from the previous half year period to $2.39 billion, and up 79% year-over-year excluding Intel's $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye last year.

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