Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that big data accounted for 33 technology deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $10.5bn. The $6.5bn institutional buy-out (ibo) New Relic by Francisco Partners Management and TPG 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, big data-related deal activity increased by 21% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $8.7bn and rose by 62% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 6% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 10% higher than in Q3 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q3 2023 were Rothschild & Co; JPMorgan Chase & Co; PricewaterhouseCoopers International with 5, 4, 4 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q3 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professional with 14, 7, 6 deals respectively.
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