October 20, 2015 – Solganick & Co. issues its latest Software M&A Update for Q3 2015 that covers the latest mergers and acquisitions for the industry sector.
Overall M&A activity across the media, information, marketing, software and tech-enabled services sectors was high during the first three quarters, with 1,758 transactions announced at a total value of $106.2 bn YTD. Both deal volume and value showed strong gains over the same period in 2014, when 1,636 deals totaled $96.8 bn in value.
Within the Software sector, the M&A environment remained robust. Total transaction volume in Q3 2015 experienced a slight increase over Q2 2015, from 502 to 507. Similarly, total transaction value rose by 24 percent over Q2 2015, from $33.8 bn to $41.7 bn.
Year to date (YTD), the median revenue multiple decreased by 15 percent as compared to 2014, standing at 2.3x compared to 2.7x. On the other hand, the median EBITDA multiple from 2014 through the first nine months of 2015 increased by ten percent YOY, from 12.0x to 13.2x.
You can download the complete report here: Solganick Co – Software MnA Update (Q3 2015)
Solganick & Co. is an independent investment bank and M&A advisory firm focused exclusively on the software, IT services and digital media industry sectors. Founded in 2009 as Generation Equity Advisors, LLC with a recent name change. Its professionals have completed over $20 billion in transactions to date. Offices are located in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA. For more information go to: solganick.com