Last week in M&A by the numbers:
- 95 announced deals
- 7.1x announced median multiple
- $444.8 total deal value year to date
Standout Deals from Last Week:
Permira to acquire Zendesk – Read More
Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by leading global investment firms Permira and Hellman & Friedman LLC in an all-cash transaction that values Zendesk at approximately $10.2 billion.
Johnson Controls to Acquire Tempered – Read More
Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, today acquired zero trust cybersecurity provider – Tempered Networks, based in Seattle, Washington. Tempered Networks has created ‘Airwall’ technology, an advanced self-defense system for buildings that enables secure network access across diverse groups of endpoint devices, edge gateways, cloud platforms and service technicians
Starburst to Acquire Varada – Read More
Starburst, the well-funded data warehouse analytics service and data query engine based on the open source Trino project, announced that it has acquired Varada, a Tel Aviv-based startup that focuses on data lake analytics. Using Varada’s proprietary indexing technology, enterprises can easily operationalize their data lakes, a capability that neatly extends Starburst’s query engine.
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