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March 31, 2022

Technology industry M&A deals total $149m in Germany in February 2022

By Carmen

Total technology industry M&A deals worth $149m were announced in Germany in February 2022, with CentralNic’s $75.2m acquisition of VGL Verlagsgesellschaft being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 87.2% over the previous month of $1.16bn and a drop of 71.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $518.55m.

Germany held a 0.95% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $15.67bn in February 2022.

In terms of M&A deal activity, the Germany recorded 27 deals during February 2022, marking a decrease of 6.90% over the previous month and a drop of 6.90% over the 12-month average.

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

The top three technology industry M&A deals accounted for 99.5% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top three technology M&A deals stood at $148.32m, against the overall value of $149m recorded for the month.

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

1) CentralNic $75.2m acquisition deal with VGL Verlagsgesellschaft

2) The $60.1m acquisition of Daedalic Entertainment by Nacon

3) Physitrack $13.02m acquisition deal with Wellnow Group

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.

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