In the US technology industry, there were 79 private equity deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $6.5bn, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $5.7bn institutional buy-out (ibo) compass datacenters by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes, the M&A activity and most notable deals are included in GlobalData’s Tech, Media and Telecom (TMT) Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report. Buy the report here.

In value terms, private equity deal activity in The US decreased by 77% in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $27.6bn and fell by 86% as compared to Q2 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 23% in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 34% lower than in Q2 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in The US in Q2 2023 were WBC Holdings; Toronto-Dominion Bank; Goldman Sachs Group with 12, 7, 6 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these private equity deals in The US Q2 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Goodwin Procter; Latham & Watkins with 25, 8, 8 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 18 July 2023

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Buyouts and Direct Investments done by Private Equity firms.