Smart Money Investing in the Technology Sector – Q1 2022

Pages: 31 Published: June 27, 2022 Report Code: GD0026DR

The Smart Money Investing in The Technology Sector research report provides comprehensive coverage of detailed investment activities including mergers, acquisitions, venture financing, and private equity, both in terms of deal value and volume.

Key Trends for M&A Deals in the Technology Sector

Enterprises offering data analytics have been considerably active in M&A, owing to the growing adoption of analytics to discover valuable business opportunities, drive decisions, turn insights to develop well-designed products and services, and improve return on investments. Further, a growing focus on AI and ML techniques that support data management, AI application development, data science, and insights sharing are driving M&A in this area.

Increasing concern for IT security controls to avoid unauthorized access to sensitive data, preventing from disruption of services due to cyber-attacks like fraudulent unauthorized payment and denial-of-service are major factors enterprises are more focused towards strengthening their security infrastructure. IT security solution providers announced various M&A deals in Q1 2022.

Key Trends for Venture Capital Funding in the Technology Sector

Enterprises worldwide are under tremendous pressure to accelerate digital transformation and enhance their digital capabilities. Hence, investment from enterprises in fintech has risen, particularly in venture deals. Across the board, online payment solution, cryptocurrency derivatives exchange platform, digital bank, credit platform, and expense management platform among others attracted venture funding. Moreover, with growing digitalization worldwide, hackers now have access to more sensitive data than ever before. The rising frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks has pumped up the investment by enterprises in cybersecurity solutions to remain secure and sustainable.

Key Trends for Private Equity Investments in the Technology Sector

There are many nuances in cloud growth, owing to increased dependency on web-based cloud services and more and more businesses and organizations adopting the work-from-home model. Moreover, companies globally are moving from legacy systems and traditional models to total adoption of cloud infrastructure and services has spurred PE funding in this area. The rising preference for online services industry owing to a growing preference for eCommerce platforms, online games, media, and entertainment platforms through the launch of new companies, products, and services. The growing use of online services following COVID-19 has brought the focus of online platform providers, driving major PE funding in this area in Q1 2022.

Key Regions for Smart Money Investment in The Technology Sector

The key regions for smart money investment in the technology sector include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South and Central America. North America accounted for the highest number of deals signed for all investments in the technology sector in Q1 2022.

Smart Money Investment in Technology Sector, by region

Smart Money Investment in Technology Sector, by region

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Key Markets for Smart Money Investment in the Technology Sector

The key markets for smart money investment in the technology sector include software, hardware, and IT services. IT services had the highest percentage of the overall M&A deal value for the technology sector in Q1 2022. The software segment had the highest percentage of the overall VF deal value and private equity deal value in Q1 2022.

Market report overview

Key regions North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South and Central America
Key markets Software, Hardware, and IT Services

Scope

This report provides:

  • Detailed analysis of investment activities in the technology sector globally during the first quarter of 2022.
  • Comprehensive coverage of investment activities including mergers, acquisitions, venture financing, and private equity, both in terms of deal value and volume. It also provides a global snapshot of investment trends across sectors including hardware, software, and IT services, and information on best practices followed by market participants, in the form of case studies.
  • Research and analysis expertise to allow stakeholders to identify investment dynamics in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and other regions.

Reasons to Buy

  • This technology trends tracking report provides insights into investment activities in the technology industry across the world in Q1 2022.
  • A global snapshot of investment trends in the global technology sector.
  • Gain insights into emerging areas of investment in the technology sector.
  • Comprehensive coverage of deal types including mergers, acquisitions, venture financing, and private equity.
  • Detailed insights into deal activities in sectors including hardware, software, and IT services.
  • Information on the regional dynamics of investments in the technology sector.
  • The report also helps identify products and services that are likely to make an impact on the market.
  • Gain information about investor focus on key technology sectors.

Key Players

Mobility, Inc.
Citrix Systems
Signavio GmBH
SAP SE
Innovyze Inc.
Autodesk Inc.
Robinhood Financials LLC
GM Cruise Holdings LLC
Databricks Inc.
Sitecore Corp AS
Qualtrics International Inc.
Constant Contact Inc.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

M&A Deals in the Technology Sector

Global M&A deal highlights, Q1 2022

Key Takeaways

Examples Highlighting Investment Avenues: Vocera Communications, Technisys , Linode

Venture Capital Funding in the Technology Sector

Global Venture Capital Funding Highlights, Q1 2022

Key Takeaways

Examples Highlighting Investment Avenues: Checkout.com, Flexport inc., nCino Inc

Private Equity Investment Highlights in the Technology Sector

Global Private Equity Highlights, Q1, 2022

Key Takeaways

Examples Highlighting Investment Avenues: Securonix , RELEX Oy, Princeton Digital Group

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