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SOURCE: Tequity Inc.
Even though industry indicators showed software and tech M&A transactions were slower in 2012 for large private and public companies, Tequity's advisors have found quite the opposite for software and tech companies in the lower end of the mid-market, and we anticipate 2013 to be another busy year.
Markham, ON (PRWEB) January 16, 2013
Boutique M&A advisory firm, Tequity Inc., predicts a busy year in the market for smaller software and technology firms in the lower end of the middle-market (companies with less than $50M in revenue).
According to a number of industry indicators, 2012 was a little slower for tech M&A transactions than anticipated, or 2011 results. Reported private equity transactions were lower and virtual data room providers, industry publications and analysts report volume of transactions and value of total annual deals down by as much as 25%.
While that may be true for mid-market to large public deals, our observations are quite the contrary. We focus on small – lower middle market, IT, software, services, communications, digital media and mobile app firms and it seemed that successful deals were very strong, as high as or higher than 2011.
The US market saw an accelerator to deal completions as small private companies tried to close transactions prior to any pending tax changes Washington was considering. Despite this artificial stimulant disappearing, we believe the strong underlying conditions in the market will see us with another busy year. These include:
About Tequity Inc.
Tequity is a boutique M&A advisory firm focused exclusively on Software and Information Technology companies. We assist CEO's and shareholders with divestitures, acquisitions, valuations, and exit strategies, and are experienced in both domestic and cross-border transactions. Our vast network, deep understanding of the market and our ability to identify and pursue the value of IP and other items that significantly impact valuation in knowledge-based businesses adds tremendous value to our client relationships. Additional information on our company is available at http://www.tequityinc.com.
SOURCE Tequity Inc.
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CONTACT: Diane Horton, +1-416-483-9400, dhorton(at)tequityinc(dot)com
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