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Weekly M&A Report – October 31st, 2022


  • 48 announced deals
  • Median multiple of 5.3x
  • $561.2B total deal value year to date

Standout Deals from Last Week:

Thoma Bravo to Acquire UserTesting – Read More

UserTesting, Inc. (NYSE: USER), a leader in video-based human insight, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, and Sunstone Partners for $7.50 per share, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion. The offer represents a premium of approximately 94% over UserTesting’s closing stock price on October 26, 2022 and a premium of approximately 97% over the volume weighted average price (VWAP) of UserTesting’s shares for the 30 trading days ended October 26, 2022.

Parkhub to Acquire Smarking – Read More

ParkHub, a leading provider of parking software and payments solutions, announced the acquisition of Smarking, a leading provider of parking software for commercial real estate owners, parking operators, and municipalities. Through this acquisition, ParkHub broadens its product suite to further support existing customers and expands its presence into new end markets.

Aptean to Acquire Merlin – Read More

Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Merlin Business Software Ltd., a provider of enterprise business solutions tailored to wholesalers and distributors, including those serving the industrial supply, building supply and food and beverage industries. Merlin was formerly a subsidiary of Cromwell.

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