In the US technology industry, there were 70 private equity deals announced in Q4 2023, worth a total value of $11.7bn, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $4.4bn acquisition of Alteryx by Clearlake Capital Group and Insight Venture Management in a going private transaction was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes and the Private Equity deal activity 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 51% in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $23.7bn and fell by 50% as compared to Q4 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 25% in Q4 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 42% lower than in Q4 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in the US in Q4 2023 were Raymond James Financial; WBC Holdings; Goldman Sachs Group with 17, 15, 11 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these private equity deals in the US Q4 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Goodwin Procter with 52, 21, 15 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 8 January 2024

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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.