Total technology industry private equity deals in September 2019 worth $3.56bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 202.01% over the previous month and a drop of 43.3% when compared with the last 12-month average of $6.28bn.

The US held a 55.6% share of the global technology industry private equity deal value that totalled $6.41bn in September 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 43 deals during September 2019, marking an increase of 7.5% over the previous month and a drop of 4.4% over the 12-month average.

The US technology industry private equity deals in September 2019: Top deals

The top five technology industry private equity deals accounted for 91.2% of the overall value during September 2019.

The combined value of the top five technology private equity deals stood at $3.25bn, against the overall value of $3.56bn recorded for the month.

The top five technology industry deals of September 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Silver Lake Partners’s $1bn private equity deal with Motorola Solutions

2) The $1bn private equity deal with Acquia by Vista Equity Partners

3) TPG Capital’s $500m private equity deal with CollabNet VersionOne

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4) The $500m private equity deal with Cologix by Mubadala Investment Company and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

5) Advanced Manufacturing Fund’s private equity deal with Corning for $250m.

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.