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Technology Sector All Deal Activity by Value and Volume (Last 12 months)

Technology Sector Overall Deal Activity by Region (Last 12 months)

Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Deals in Technology Sector (Last 12 months)

Acquirer/Investor Issuer / Partner / Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Microsoft Pinterest 11 Feb 2021 51,000.0
S&P Global IHS Markit 30 Nov 2020 44,000.0
Discovery Warner Media 17 May 2021 43,000.0
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone NTT DOCOMO 28 Sep 2020 40,721.0
NVIDIA ARM 13 Sep 2020 40,000.0
Advanced Micro Devices Xilinx 27 Oct 2020 35,000.0
Kanye West Universal Music Group 25 Oct 2020 33,000.0
Microsoft TikTok 31 Jul 2020 30,000.0
Salesforce.Com ack Technologies 01 Dec 2020 27,700.0
Tata Group Tata Sons 22 Sep 2020 23,782.5
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Technology Sector Advisors (2020 Vs. 2019)

Top Financial Advisors – All Deals

Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Morgan Stanley 1 1
The Goldman Sachs Group 2 2
Bank of America Corp 3 10
Citigroup 4 4
Credit Suisse Group AG 5 8
JPMorgan Chase & Co 6 5
J.P. Morgan Securities 7 12
Barclays Plc 8 11
Moelis & Co 9 19
Lazard 10 9
Source: GlobalData Deals Database
Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 1
Morgan Stanley 2 3
Ernst & Young Global 3 7
Bank of America Corp 4 9
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 5 6
Evercore 6 4
Raymond James Financial 7 14
Citigroup 8 8
Barclays Plc 9 12
Houlihan Lokey 10 21
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Legal Advisors – All Deals

Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Latham & Watkins 1 4
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates 2 5
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 3 3
Davis Polk & Wardwell 4 10
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 5 7
Kirkland & Ellis 6 6
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 7 2
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 8 13
Shearman & Sterling 9 9
Sullivan & Cromwell 10 1
Source: GlobalData Deals Database
Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Latham & Watkins 2 3
Goodwin Procter 3 13
Fenwick & West 4 4
Jones Day 5 2
Baker & McKenzie 6 15
DLA Piper 7 6
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 8 9
CMS Legal Services EEIG 9 5
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 10 34
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Technology Sector Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Activity by Value and Volume (Last 12 months)

Technology Sector Mergers & Acquisitions by Region (Last 12 months)

Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Sector (Last 12 months)

Acquirer/Investor Issuer / Partner / Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Microsoft Pinterest 11 Feb 2021 51,000.0
S&P Global IHS Markit 30 Nov 2020 44,000.0
Discovery Warner Media 17 May 2021 43,000.0
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone NTT DOCOMO 28 Sep 2020 40,721.0
NVIDIA ARM 13 Sep 2020 40,000.0
Advanced Micro Devices Xilinx 27 Oct 2020 35,000.0
Kanye West Universal Music Group 25 Oct 2020 33,000.0
Microsoft TikTok 31 Jul 2020 30,000.0
Salesforce.Com ack Technologies 01 Dec 2020 27,700.0
Tata Group Tata Sons 22 Sep 2020 23,782.5
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Technology Sector Advisors (2020 Vs. 2019)

Top Financial Advisors - Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Morgan Stanley 1 1
The Goldman Sachs Group 2 2
Bank of America Corp 3 10
Citigroup 4 4
Credit Suisse Group AG 5 8
JPMorgan Chase & Co 6 7
J.P. Morgan Securities 7 12
Barclays Plc 8 13
Moelis & Co 9 16
Jefferies 10 43
Source: GlobalData Deals Database
Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 1
Ernst & Young Global 2 23
Morgan Stanley 3 2
Bank of America Corp 4 9
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 5 14
Citigroup 6 5
JPMorgan Chase & Co 7 13
Evercore 8 6
Houlihan Lokey 9 15
Moelis & Co 10 16
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Legal Advisors - Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Latham & Watkins 1 6
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates 2 4
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 3 3
Davis Polk & Wardwell 4 10
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 5 2
Shearman & Sterling 6 7
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 7 8
Sullivan & Cromwell 8 1
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 9 17
Kirkland & Ellis 10 11
Source: GlobalData Deals Database
Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 2
Baker & McKenzie 2 16
Latham & Watkins 3 1
DLA Piper 4 6
Goodwin Procter 5 14
Jones Day 6 3
CMS Legal Services EEIG 7 5
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates 8 4
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 9 24
Fenwick & West 10 7
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Technology Sector Private Equity Deal Activity by Value and Volume (Last 12 months)

Technology Sector Private Equity Deals by Region (Last 12 months)

Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Private Equity Deals in Technology Sector (Last 12 months)

Acquirer/Investor Issuer / Partner / Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS Toshiba 09 Apr 2021 20,904.4
Triller , Centricus Asset Management Undisclosed 29 Aug 2020 20,000.0
Thoma Bravo Proofpoint 26 Apr 2021 12,300.0
Thoma Bravo RealPage 21 Dec 2020 10,200.0
The Blackstone Group , Pemira, Adevinta ASA, Prosus NV, Hellman & Friedman eBay 16 Jul 2020 10,000.0
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners Astound Broadband 01 Nov 2020 8,100.0
Undisclosed Bidder DigiCert 05 Mar 2021 8,000.0
TPG Capital DirecTV 25 Feb 2021 7,800.0
Insight Partners, Stone Point Capital CoreLogic 04 Feb 2021 7,519.6
Platinum Equity Ingram Micro 09 Dec 2020 7,200.0
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Technology Sector Advisors (2020 Vs. 2019)

Top Financial Advisors – Private Equity Deals

Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 2
Morgan Stanley 2 1
Bank of America Corp 3 19
JPMorgan Chase & Co 4 4
Citigroup 5 7
Rothschild & Co SCA 6 11
Barclays Plc 7 6
Credit Suisse Group AG 8 8
UBS Group AG 9 13
J.P. Morgan Securities 10 12
Source: GlobalData Deals Database
Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 1
Morgan Stanley 2 12
Ernst & Young Global 3 2
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 4 3
Bank of America Corp 5 14
WBC Holdings, L.P. 6 5
Raymond James Financial 7 7
Evercore 8 6
KPMG International Coop 9 11
Barclays Plc 10 9
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Legal Advisors – Private Equity Deals

Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 2 3
Davis Polk & Wardwell 3 34
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 4 7
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 5 11
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 6 22
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 7 16
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 8 4
Latham & Watkins 9 2
Ropes & Gray 10 17
Source: GlobalData Deals Database
Advisor Name 2020 Rank 2019 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Latham & Watkins 2 2
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 3 3
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 4 7
Goodwin Procter 5 12
Ropes & Gray 6 4
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 7 13
White & Case 8 15
Sidley Austin 9 14
Davis Polk & Wardwell 10 33
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Technology Sector Venture Financing Deal Activity by Value and Volume (Last 12 months)

Technology Sector Venture Financing Deals by Region (Last 12 months)

Source: GlobalData Deals Database

Top Venture Financing Deals in Technology Sector (Last 12 months)

Acquirer/Investor Issuer / Partner / Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Undisclosed Bidder Didi Chuxing 05 Feb 2021 4,000.0
Undisclosed Bidder Waymo 20 May 2021 4,000.0
Ribbit Capital, L.P., ICONIQ Capital, , Sequoia Capital Operations , Index Ventures , Andreessen Horowitz , New Enterprise Associates Robinhood Financial 01 Feb 2021 2,400.0
National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund Corporation, Anhui Sanzhong Yichuang Industrial Development Fund, GigaDevice Semiconductor Beijing , Hefei State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, Xiaomi Yangtze River Industry Fund Ruili Integrated Circuit 14 Dec 2020 2,390.2
General Motors Co, Honda Motor , Microsoft GM Cruise 19 Jan 2021 2,197.7
Undisclosed Bidder BP SUN 19 Feb 2021 2,011.0
Microsoft Corp, CapSur Capital, Verde Asset Management, SoftBank Group Loggi Tecnologia 28 Feb 2021 2,000.0
Sequoia China Fund Beijing ByteDance Technology 05 Nov 2020 2,000.0
Undisclosed Bidder Space Exploration Technologies 04 Aug 2020 1,900.0
Undisclosed Bidder M. ii. M. i 19 Feb 2021 1,732.8
Source: GlobalData Deals Database

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