March 3, 2022. Madison Park Group activity monitors M&A market activity across a range of software and technology sectors. In our 2021 Software & Technology M&A Market Update Report, readers will find market and financial data that is relevant to a range of critical sectors.
The software M&A marketplace has seen a robust uptick in the past years, significantly outpacing other sectors and propelled by both mega-deals and middle market transactions. Key drivers of rising activity include the increased involvement of private equity firms, accounting for 43.4% of all transactions in 2021. The broader buyer universe has paved the way for a powerful seller’s marketplace with deal valuations reaching record levels, far outpacing prior periods at a median of 4.10x EV / TTM Revenue.