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Update: Technology and Software M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 2019

For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 97% of Technology M&A transactions. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 92% of the transactions.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Salesforce acquired Tableu for $17.3 billion.

– Global Payments acquired TSYS for approximately $26.7 billion.

– FIS acquired WorldPay for $43.6 billion.

– Fiserv acquired First Data for approximately $41.7 billion.

– IBM acquired Redhat for approximately $35.6 billion.