Update: Technology & Software M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018

In 2017, Technology and Software transactions beat the 2016 volume and traded at significantly higher multiples compared to 2016.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) acquired Netsuite inc. for approximately $7.08 billion.

– Verizon Communications inc. (NYSE:VZ) acquired Yahoo! Inc., Operating business for approximately $4.48 billion.

– Micro Focus International PLC (LSE:MCRO) acquired Hewlett Packard enterprise company, software business for approximately $8.73 billion.

– Inception parent, inc. acquired Rackspace Hosting, inc. for approximately $4.95 billion.