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Information Technology M&A market review Q3 2014

28 November 2014

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP is pleased to announce the publication of its latest Information Technology M&A market review for Q3 2014. 

Highlights from this quarter's review:

Key M&A Observations
M&A activity in 2014 has been dominated by corporates rather than private equity, with 76% of UK acquisitions being led by corporates, due to increasing valuations and buoyant stock markets for the majority of 2014

Industry Overview
The UK IT sector maintained its momentum in Q3 with both M&A activity and EV/EBITDA multiples remaining buoyant for both Software and Services, with multiples in Services increasing for the fifth successive quarter

Feature Articles 
This edition:  Raj Shroff, Managing Director of Indian M&A specialist Aarayaa Advisory Services, examines the interaction between India and the UK in the IT sector. Mark Waite, Managing Director of Cohesive Communications discusses how technology companies need to captivate their markets

Public Comparables
The IT sector public companies tracked by Gambit outperformed the FTSE All-Share by 6.1% in the third quarter of 2014

To view the full version of the report click here