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Industry Update: IT Services M&A Update – September, 2017

September, 2017

For the 2017 YTD period, strategic buyers accounted for 95% of the IT Services M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 87% of the transactions.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Alipay (UK) Limited acquired MoneyGram International, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MGI) for approximately $2.15 billion.

– GIC Special Investments Pte. Ltd.; Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc acquired NeuStar, Inc. for approximately $2.94 billion.

– Peak 10 Holding Corporation acquired ViaWest, Inc. for approximately $1.68 billion.

– The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) acquired BAM Technologies, LLC for approximately $1.58 billion