GrowthPoint Technology Partners provides weekly summary and outlook on last week’s technology M&A deal activity:
78 deals announced
Median multiple of 2.3x
$86.4B announced total deal value year to date in technology M&A activity with 1,959 closed transactions announced
Notable deals in technology M&A include:
Informa to Acquire Winsight Media – Read More
Winsight, LLC (“Winsight” or the “Company”), a leading B2B information provider in the foodservice and allied retail industries, is to combine with London-based Informa PLC (“Informa”) (LSE: INF.L), a publicly traded, global events, digital products and academic services firm. Informa acquired Winsight from HPS Investment Partners and the combination with Informa’s existing B2B foodservice portfolio establishes a category-leading B2B business.
Ripple to Acquire Metaco – Read More
Ripple, the leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, announced today it has acquired Metaco, a Swiss-based provider of digital asset custody and tokenization technology. Diversifying into custody solutions is a milestone in Ripple’s business and product strategy, bringing new revenue opportunities to the company.
Samsung to Acquire eMagin – Read More
eMagin Corporation (NYSE American: EMAN) (“eMagin” or the “Company”), a U.S.-based leader in the development, design, and manufacture of Active-Matrix OLED microdisplays for high-resolution, AR/VR and other near-eye imaging products, today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Samsung Display Co., Ltd. (“Samsung Display”), a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX: 005930) and manufacturer and distributor of display products. Under the terms of the agreement, all outstanding shares of eMagin common stock on a fully diluted basis will be acquired for $2.08 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at approximately $218 million.
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