Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that cybersecurity accounted for 23 technology deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $4.6bn. The $2.5bn institutional buy-out (ibo) Forcepoint and Francisco Partners Management by TPG Capital 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, cybersecurity-related deal activity increased by 318% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $1.1bn and fell by 52% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume increased by 15% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 32% lower than in Q3 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q3 2023 were Royal Bank of Canada; Barclays; Citigroup with 3, 2, 2 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q3 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; DLA Piper; Goodwin Procter with 9, 3, 3 deals respectively.
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