How eCommerce is Adapting to Voice Technology?

Jonathan Simnett

How is the eCommerce industry changing to succeed in an increasingly voice technology-driven world? In less than four years, voice technology for many people, has moved  from a novelty to a necessity. In the US alone, there is a voice-activated device in 13% of homes. Google also reports that 20% of mobile searches are activated by voice rather than by …

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Digital Duopoly: the Advertising Dominance of Facebook & Google

Jonathan Simnett

‘The digital duopoly’ commands a huge share of digital advertising revenues, but are there signs of a fightback from the rest of the industry? The soaring success of Google and Facebook in monetising their platforms divides opinion. Depending on which side of the fence you’re on, it’s either a triumph of platforms making money by giving their users what they …

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Tech M&A in the Nordics - Hampleton Partners

Is Now the Right Time to Sell your Nordic Tech Company?

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Join Hampleton Partners for our Nordic Tech M&A Webinar The tech industry has turned into a disruptive force that is reshaping the global landscape as we know it. And the Nordic region is the birthplace of many world-class tech unicorns that are transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Spotify, iZettle, Skype and Mojang are just some of the …

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Digital Marketing Report - Press Release - Hampleton Partners 2018

Are you thinking of buying or selling an e-commerce or digital marketing business? (Webinar)


E-commerce and digital marketing are driving forces of disruption and growth, affecting many business sectors in the process. This makes specialist companies operating in that sphere natural targets for M&A activity – but buying or selling an e-commerce or digital marketing company can be a complicated process. Great financial and strategic rewards can be reaped if companies and executives have …

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Programmatic Leads the Way for Digital Marketing

Nicholas Milligan

In following with the general technology M&A trend of 2015, the digital marketing programmatic 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 deal followed by Publicis showering …

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Digital Agencies M&A Spotlight October 2014

Rachel Muzyczka

Our Digital Agencies spotlight covers M&A activity from September 2011 to September 2014. Throughout the period, the total  disclosed transaction value globally for digital agencies was $5.7 billion. The median EV/S multiple was 2.0x and the EV/EBITDA multiple was 10.9x. The number of transactions from January to September 2014 increased 8% on the same period in 2013. The top digital agency buyer …

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Digital Marketing and M&A: Is the Heyday Over?

Miro Parizek

Yesterday, Hampleton co-hosted an Executive Briefing on Tech M&A for Digital Marketing executives. Among others, we had guests from M&C Saatchi and Bartle Bogle and Hegarty as well as Chairmen, CEOs and founders of various software and services companies in the digital marketing sector. Over 30 participated in this interactive and informative session with speakers including Jo Goodson, Hampleton’s London …

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