In 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the IT Services M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 90% of the transactions.
Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:
– Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired GlobalLogic, Inc. for approximately $2.0 billion.
– General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) acquired CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) for approximately $9.9 billion.
– Silver Lake and P2 Capital Partners, LLC acquired Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq GS:HAWK) for approximately $4.0 billion.
– SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq GS:SSNC) acquired DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) for approximately $5.8 billion.Download Report