Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that ecommerce accounted for 17 technology deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $8.4bn. 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, ecommerce-related deal activity increased by 5041% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $163.4m and rose by 2082% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume increased by 750% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 31% higher than in Q3 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q3 2023 were Morgan Stanley; Goldman Sachs Group; Aon with 3, 2, 1 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q3 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer with 4, 3, 2 deals respectively.
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