Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that 3D printing accounted for 2 technology deals announced in Q4 2023, worth a total value of $16.3m. The $15m investment by Fonds de solidarite FTQ in Vention was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes and the Private Equity deal activity 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, 3D printing-related deal activity decreased by % in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of 0. Related deal volume remained flat in Q4 2023 versus the previous quarter.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q4 2023 were HCR Legal; Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwalten mbB; Lawrence Stephens Solicitors with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 8 January 2024

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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 Buyouts and Direct Investments done by Private Equity firms.