Total Technology industry cross border deals worth $32.3bn were announced globally for May 2022, with the $11bn private equity deal with Switch being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 27.3% over the previous month of $25.4bn and a drop of 12.4% when compared with the last 12-month average of $36.91bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 19.56% with 658 deals in May 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 818 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with cross border deals worth $14.61bn in May 2022.

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By GlobalData

Technology industry cross border deals in May 2022: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 63.3% of the overall value during May 2022.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $20.48bn, against the overall value of $32.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five Technology industry cross border deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) DigitalBridge Group and IFM Investors $11bn private equity deal with Switch

2) The $4.4bn acquisition of 9.8% stake in Vodafone Group by Emirates Telecommunications Group Co

3) MaxLinear $3.8bn acquisition of Silicon Motion Technology

4) The $665m private equity of TPG Telecom by OMERS Infrastructure Management

5) Macquarie Asia Pacific Infrastructure Fund 3 and PSP INVESTMENTS $610m private equity deal with Bersama Digital Infrastructure Asia