Total technology industry M&A deals worth $5bn were announced in Asia-Pacific in May 2022, led by MaxLinear’s $3.8bn acquisition of Silicon Motion Technology, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 306.6% over the previous month of $1.22bn and a rise of 48.1% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.35bn.

Asia-Pacific held a 5.01% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $98.98bn in May 2022. With a 3.84% share and deals worth $3.8bn, Taiwan was the top country in Asia-Pacific’s M&A deal value across technology industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, Asia-Pacific recorded 103 deals during May 2022, marking a decrease of 5.50% over the previous month and a drop of 26.95% over the 12-month average. India recorded 24 deals during the month.

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By GlobalData

Asia-Pacific technology industry M&A deals in May 2022: Top deals

The top five technology industry M&A deals accounted for 88.7% of the overall value during May 2022.

The combined value of the top five technology deals stood at $4.4bn, against the overall value of $5bn recorded for the month.

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

1) MaxLinear $3.8bn acquisition deal with Silicon Motion Technology

2) The $200m acquisition of Shopmatic by MatchMove Pay

3) Philips (China) Investment $180m acquisition deal for 10% stake in Hangzhou B-Soft

4) The $120m acquisition of Dineout Services by Bundl Technologies Private

5) Great Learning $100m acquisition deal with Northwest Executive Education