In the Australian technology industry, there were 34 M&A deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $208.9m, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $132.4m acquisition of tesserent by thales australia holdings was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes, the M&A activity and most notable deals are included in GlobalData’s Tech, Media and Telecom (TMT) Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report. Buy the report here.

In value terms, M&A activity in Australia increased by 401% in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $41.7m and fell by 63% as compared to Q2 2022. Related deal volume increased by 13% in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 17% lower than in Q2 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Australia in Q2 2023 were Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu; Groupe BPCE; Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwalten mbB with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these M&A deals in Australia Q2 2023 were B2RLaw Jankowski Stroinski Zieba & Partners; Colin Biggers & Paisley; Cravath, Swaine & Moore with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 18 July 2023

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.