In the Japanese technology industry, there were 81 M&A deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $500.7m, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $461.6m majority acquisition of relia by otemachi holdings g.k. 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 Japan increased by 69% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $296.9m and fell by 75% as compared to Q1 2022. Related deal volume increased by 16% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 4% lower than in Q1 2022.

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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.