Total technology industry deals for June 2019 worth $61.64bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 25.6% over the previous month and a rise of 16.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $52.81bn.
In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 7.9% over the last 12-month average with 1241 deals against the average of 1348 deals.
In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $36.97bn.
Technology industry deals in June 2019: Top deals
The top five technology deals accounted for 59.8% of the overall value during June 2019.
The combined value of the top five technology deals stood at $36.83bn, against the overall value of $61.64bn recorded for the month. The top announced technology deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was Salesforce.Com’s $15.7bn acquisition of Tableau Software.
In second place was the $10.05bn acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor by Infineon Technologies and in third place was Capgemini’s $5.68bn acquisition of Altran Technologies.
The $2.79bn acquisition of Vocus Group by AGL Energy and Ziguang Guowei’s acquisition of Ziguang Liansheng for $2.61bn held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed 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.
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