How Themes Drive M&A Deals in TMT – Thematic Research

Pages: 66 Published: July 31, 2019 Report Code: GDTMT-TR-M217

A detailed presentation on how themes drive M&A deals in the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) sector. It focuses on M&A activity over the last five years and future M&A targets in the TMT market.


This report looks at the significance of themes for M&A strategy, with a specific focus on the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) sector.

It also oulines how different industry verticals can address their business challenges and derive benefits by using themes.

It provides an overview of the big M&A deals in 2018 and the thematic rationale that drove them.

It includes case studies highlighting organizations that have achieved success by investing in the right themes.

Key Highlights

If you really want to understand the themes that drive an industry, just look at the M&A market.

Companies who invest in the right themes become success stories….those who miss the big themes in their industry end up as failures. Always.

Whether you’re a corporate or private equity firm, the start and end point of the M&A lifecycle is an overarching strategy.

Reasons to Buy

This report provides a detailed study of the impact of themes on M&A strategy.

It highlights those companies that have achieved success by pursuing the right themes, as well as identifying those compnaies that have missed major themes and paid the price.

It analyzes potential future M&A targets and their possible acquirers across various themes.

Key Players

Thomas Cook
General Electric
Rockwell Auto
MoneyGram Int.
Ant Financial
Red Hat
Ping An

Table of Contents

How themes drive M&A deals

Using themes to drive corporate M&A strategy

Case studies: Using themes to drive corporate M&A strategy

M&A activity in the TMT sector over the last 5 years

Future M&A targets in the TMT sector


Can be used by individual purchaser only


Can be shared globally by unlimited users within the purchasing corporation e.g. all employees of a single company

Get in touch to find out about our multi-purchase discounts
Tel +44 (0) 20 7947 2960

Every customer’s requirement is unique. We understand that and can customize the report basis your exact research requirements pertaining to market insights, innovation insights, strategy and planning, and competitive intelligence. You can also avail the option of purchasing stand-alone sections of the report or request for a country specific report.

Still undecided about purchasing this report?

Enquire Before Buying

Request a Free Sample


“The GlobalData platform is our go-to tool for intelligence services. GlobalData provides an easy way to access comprehensive intelligence data around multiple sectors, which essentially makes it a one-for-all intelligence platform, for tendering and approaching customers.

GlobalData is very customer orientated, with a high degree of personalised services, which benefits everyday use. The highly detailed project intelligence and forecast reports can be utilised across multiple departments and workflow scopes, from operational to strategic level, and often support strategic decisions. GlobalData Analytics and visualisation solutions has contributed positively when preparing management presentations and strategic papers.”

Business Intelligence & Marketing Manager, SAL Heavy Lift

“COVID-19 has caused significant interference to our business and the COVID-19 intelligence from GlobalData has helped us reach better decisions around strategy. These two highlights have helped enormously to understand the projections into the future concerning our business units, we also utilise the project database to source new projects for Liebherr-Werk to use as an additional source to pitch for new business.”

Market Analyst & Management, Liebherr-Werk

Your daily news has saved me a lot of time and keeps me up-to-date with what is happening in the market, I like that you almost always have a link to the source origin. We also use your market data in our Strategic Business Process to support our business decisions. By having everything in one place on the Intelligence Center it has saved me a lot of time versus looking on different sources, the alert function also helps with this.

Head of Key Accounts, Saab AB

Having used several other market research companies, I find that GlobalData manages to provide that ‘difficult-to-get’ market data that others can’t, as well as very diverse and complete consumer surveys.

Marketing Intelligence Manager, Portugal Foods