Market Activity

Q3 2021 Software & Technology Public Market Update

November 4, 2021 Madison Park Group activity monitors public equity market activity across a range of software and technology sectors. In our Q3 2021 Software & Technology Public Market Update Report, readers will find market and financial data that is relevant to a range of critical sectors.

Q3 2021 was one of the most active periods for public equity capital markets activity on record. Global IPO (“Initial Public Offering”) volume within technology reached 727 total transactions, raising +$94 billion in capital – slowing from Q2, yet still elevated over pre-pandemic levels. Tracked IPO counts for the year have been dominated to-date by Verticalized Software (5 total raising $2.3 billion), Payments (4 raising $2.3 billion) and Communications & Collaboration (4 raising $2.25 billion) platforms.

  • Corporate & Business Solutions: Accounting & Fintech, Communications & Collaboration, Compliance & Legal, Content Management, Global Diversified, Human Resources & Labor, Marketing & Advertising, and Verticalized Platforms
  • Industrial Software: Commerce & Supply Chain Management, Engineering & Design, Industrial & Manufacturing, and Location & Telematics   
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences: Life Sciences Software, CROs & Life Sciences Services, Healthcare Software & Data, and Healthcare Services
  • Business Infrastructure Solutions: Business Intelligence & Analytics, Data Solutions & Infrastructure, Payments, Security Software
  • IT Services: IT Services

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