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April 6, 2021updated 26 Oct 2021 7:35am

Technology industry M&A deals total $47.7m in Japan in February 2021

By Carmen

Total technology industry M&A deals worth $47.7m were announced in Japan in February 2021, with $45.34m merger of Hyper and Security A being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 113.1% over the previous month of $22.38m and a drop of 98.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $4.13bn.

Japan held a 0.10% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $49.56bn in February 2021.

In terms of M&A deal activity, the Japan recorded 26 deals during February 2021, marking an increase of 8.33% over the previous month and a drop of 13.33% over the 12-month average.

Japan technology industry M&A deals in February 2021: Top deals

The top three technology industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during February 2021.

The combined value of the top three technology M&A deals stood at $47.7m, against the overall value of $47.7m recorded for the month.

The top three technology industry M&A deals of February 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) The $45.34m merger of Hyper and Security A

2) The $1.25m acquisition of Kansai Pado by Noriyuki Tomioka

3) Bridge International Corp ’ $1.1m acquisition of i-Learning.

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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