Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that cybersecurity accounted for 117 technology deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $38.8bn. The $30.4bn acquisition of Splunk by Cisco Systems was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Tech, Media and Telecom (TMT) Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q3 2023 delvers into the transformative themes steering M&A landscape in the TMT Sector. The report unveils essential insights, spotlighting trends and shifts within the industry. Buy the report here.
In value terms, cybersecurity-related deal activity increased by 488% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $6.6bn and rose by 8335% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume increased by 9% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 26% lower than in Q3 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q3 2023 were Rothschild & Co; Houlihan Lokey; KPMG International Coop with 5, 3, 3 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q3 2023 were Fenwick & West; Kirkland & Ellis; DLA Piper with 10, 8, 7 deals respectively.
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