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March 24, 2022

Technology industry M&A deals total $1.3bn in Europe in February 2022

By Carmen

Total technology industry M&A deals worth $1.3bn were announced in Europe in February 2022, led by Walker & Dunlop’s $290m acquisition of GeoPhy, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 66.8% over the previous month of $3.92bn and a drop of 86.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $9.78bn.

Europe held an 8.30% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $15.67bn in February 2022. With a 2.19% share and deals worth $343.79m, The Netherlands was the top country in Europe’s M&A deal value across technology industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 198 deals during February 2022, marking a decrease of 6.60% over the previous month and a drop of 10.81% over the 12-month average. The UK recorded 46 deals during the month.

Europe technology industry M&A deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top five technology industry M&A deals accounted for 67.2% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top five technology deals stood at $874.38m, against the overall value of $1.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five technology industry M&A deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Walker & Dunlop $290m acquisition deal with GeoPhy

2) The $242.68m acquisition of 40% stake in Telxius Telecom SAU by Pontel Participaciones

3) Innovid $160m acquisition deal with TV Squared

4) The $106.5m acquisition of The Floow by Otonomo Technologies

5) CentralNic $75.2m acquisition deal with VGL Verlagsgesellschaft

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed artificial intelligence 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.

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