Total technology industry big data deals worth $22bn were announced globally for January 2022, with the $16.5bn private equity deal with Citrix Systems being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 286.3% over the previous month of $5.69bn and a rise of 78% when compared with the last 12-month average of $12.35bn.
In terms of number of big data deals, the sector saw a drop of 31.79% with 118 deals in January 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 173 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with big data deals worth $18.38bn in January 2022.
technology industry big data deals in January 2022: Top deals
The top five big data deals accounted for 90.7% of the overall value during January 2022.
The combined value of the top five big data deals stood at $19.92bn, against the overall value of $22bn recorded for the month.
The top five technology industry big data deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Evergreen Coast Capital and Vista Equity Partners Management $16.5bn private equity deal with Citrix Systems
2) The $1.7bn acquisition of Teraco Data EnvironmentsLtd by Digital Realty Trust
3) Starwood Capital Group Management $962.91m private equity deal with Echelon Data Centres
4) The $400m acquisition of Trifacta by Alteryx
5) TPG Capital Asia $360m private equity deal with Fractal Analytics(US)
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed cloud-deals deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.
GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.
More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.