Information Technology M&A Market Review Q2 2014

Key M&A Observations
Transaction valuations have improved and volumes remained robust within the IT sector, supported by improving macro-economic fundamentals. This has created a landscape of significant funding currently available within the IT sector from both private equity and acquisitive corporates. UK businesses contemplating an exit should consider the current market as providing significant opportunities……..

Industry Overview
The global technology sector increased its momentum in Q2, with optimism buoyed by improved corporate confidence. Both M&A activity and EV/EBITDA multiples in the UK IT sector increased versus the previous quarter…….

Feature Article: Internet of Things 
This edition: Sarah Eccleston, Director of Enterprise Networking and Leader of IoT at Cisco UK&I, outlines how SME’s can become engaged in the Internet of Things…….

Public Comparables
The IT sector public companies tracked by Gambit underperformed the FTSE All-Share by 2.1% in the second quarter of 2014, principally due to systems integrators and global consultancies………

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