Another Winning Year for IT Services M&A Activity

David Kinney

Will the IT Services sector ever slow down? That’s the big question we’re asking ourselves at Hampleton. According to the findings in our latest IT Services report, the second half of 2015 saw a whopping 28% increase in the total transaction count to bring the half-year total to 509 recorded deals. This number represents a year-over-year increase by some 11% …

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Hampleton Partners Advises on the Sale of Symtavision to Luxoft

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LONDON — Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT), an international software development and IT outsourcing company, acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services that offer scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools and services focus on Under the Hood (UTH) technology and are used primarily for planning, optimizing, and verifying embedded, real-time systems in most …

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Another Great Year for Digital Marketing as Programmatic Leads the Way

Nicholas Milligan

What a year for digital marketing! In following with the general technology M&A trend of 2015, the digital marketing sector was no exception. Median EBITDA multiples are slightly up and transaction volume is 5% higher than the year before. And were it not for the skewing effects of two megadeals in this sector – 2014’s $2.3 billion Alliance Data Systems/Conversant …

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Cisco acquires Jasper and bets big on IoT

Miro Parizek

Cisco invests $1.4 billion buying Jasper in the hope that IoT will help it grow. Acquisition at core of Cisco’s growth strategy Cisco has been one of the tech industries most prolific acquirers for a few years. In fact, the company has made at least 45 acquisitions in just the last five years! Last year Chuck Robbins took over the …

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