Total technology industry M&A deals worth $1.8bn were announced in Europe in April 2022, led by 4iG Nyrt’s $378.84m acquisition of Antenna Hungaria Zrt, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 35.6% over the previous month of $2.78bn and a drop of 75.6% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.32bn.
Europe held a 2.86% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $62.66bn in April 2022. With a 0.60% share and deals worth $378.84m, Hungary was the top country in Europe’s M&A deal value across technology industry.
In terms of M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 189 deals during April 2022, marking a decrease of 2.58% over the previous month and a drop of 14.09% over the 12-month average. The UK recorded 52 deals during the month.
Europe technology industry M&A deals in April 2022: Top deals
The top five technology industry M&A deals accounted for 57.8% of the overall value during April 2022.
The combined value of the top five technology deals stood at $1.03bn, against the overall value of $1.8bn recorded for the month.
The top five technology industry M&A deals of April 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) 4iG Nyrt $378.84m acquisition deal with Antenna Hungaria Zrt
2) The $280m acquisition of Intland Software by PTC
3) International Game Technology $174.03m acquisition deal with iSoftBet
4) The $100m acquisition of Parseport by Workiva
5) Sonos $100m acquisition deal with Mayht
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.
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.