1. Deals Analysis
July 17, 2019

Technology industry private equity deals in June 2019 total $4.23bn globally

By Carmen

Total technology industry private equity deals in June 2019 worth $4.23bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 81.2% over the previous month and a drop of 66.04% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $12.45bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.88bn. At the country level, Sweden topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.94bn.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for technology industry private equity deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in June 2019 was the US with 29 deals, followed by the UK with 14 and Germany with six.

In 2019, as of the end of June 2019, technology private equity deals worth $72.09bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 30.4% year on year.

Technology industry private equity deals in June 2019: Top deals

The top five technology industry private equity deals accounted for 84.03% of the overall value during June 2019.

The combined value of the top five technology industry private equity deals stood at $3.55bn, against the overall value of $4.23bn recorded for the month. The top announced technology industry private equity deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was EQT Infrastructure IV Fund’s $1.94bn private equity deal with IP-Only.

In second place was the $709.38m private equity deal with KCOM Group by MEIF six Fibre and in third place was Emirates Investment Authority’s $626.06m private equity deal with Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company.

The $145.72m private equity deal with Agence pour la diffusion de l information technologique by Parquest Capital and Fuhrer Family and Searchlight Capital Partners’ private equity deal with B Communications for $133.7m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.

 

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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