Total technology industry big data deals worth $8bn were announced globally for February 2022, with the $2.58bn private equity deal with Informa being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 64.2% over the previous month of $22.29bn and a drop of 39.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $13.27bn.
In terms of number of big data deals, the sector saw a drop of 27.98% with 121 deals in February 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 168 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with big data deals worth $3.34bn in February 2022.
technology industry big data deals in February 2022: Top deals
The top five big data deals accounted for 61.2% of the overall value during February 2022.
The combined value of the top five big data deals stood at $4.89bn, against the overall value of $8bn recorded for the month.
The top five technology industry big data deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Mubadala Investment and Warburg Pincus $2.58bn private equity deal with Informa
2) The $974.34m acquisition of 33% stake in JMDC by Omron
3) Software $590.11m acquisition deal StreamSets
4) The $500m private equity of TierPoint by Argo Infrastructure Partners
5) Alkeon Capital,Altimeter Capital Management,Andreessen Horowitz,B Capital Group,Coatue Management,Index Ventures and Salesforce Ventures $250m venture financing deal with Starburst Data
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed big data 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.