Total technology industry M&A deals worth $44.33bn were announced in the US in January 2021, with Teledyne Technologies’ $8.36bn acquisition of FLIR Systems being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 13.7% over the previous month of $51.36bn and a rise of 72.1% when compared with the last 12-month average of $25.76bn.
The US held a 59.00% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $75.13bn in January 2021.
In terms of M&A deal activity, the US recorded 299 deals during January 2021, marking an increase of 0.67% over the previous month and a rise of 39.07% over the 12-month average.
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US technology industry M&A deals in January 2021: Top deals
The top five technology industry M&A deals accounted for 74.4% of the overall value during January 2021.
The combined value of the top five technology M&A deals stood at $32.96bn, against the overall value of $44.33bn recorded for the month.
The top five technology industry M&A deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Teledyne Technologies’ $8.36bn acquisition of FLIR Systems
2) The $7.3bn merger of Alight solutions and Foley Trasimene Acquisition
3) Peraton’ $7.1bn acquisition of Perspecta.
4) The $5.7bn acquisition of Coherent by Lumentum Holdings
5) Cisco Systems’ acquisition of Acacia Communications for $4.5bn.