How Can Employers Guard Against CyberAttacks

Henrik Jeberg

Cybercrime is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses today. In 2017 there were 159,700 cyberattacks reported worldwide, exposing more than seven billion data records. These included the headline-grabbing attack on the credit evaluation agency Equifax, where hackers exploited a vulnerability in their application framework, gaining access to personal data belonging to 146 million people around the world. …

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Regulating Cryptocurrency in the UK

Jo Goodson

For years, finance has been regulated to help investors and members of the public decide which banks and financial products are safe places to put their money. Regulation also helps add legitimacy to financial institutions and products and gives investors recourse in the case of fraud. However in the UK, cryptocurrency, which is rapidly growing in popularity, is not heavily …

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Building Value in Managed Services Businesses

Jonathan Simnett

Yesterday, I presented a keynote address to the IT Europa Managed Services and Hosting Summit in London. I was closing the session. All that was standing between the delegates and getting spruced up for the evening’s awards ceremony was my audience’s apparent desire to understand more about the world of tech M&A. The title of my presentation was billed as …

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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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Why North America Dominates Healthtech M&A with $30bn in Deals

Jonathan Simnett

Hampleton Partners assesses the impact of U.S investment in healthtech sector   When Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan announced their entry into the healthcare market in January 2018, it confirmed Hampleton Partners’ analysis that the healthtech sector is not only alive and kicking, but has a very healthy and long-term prognosis. The healthtech sector spans life sciences, biotech and …

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How the Connected Car Revolution is Transforming Driver Experience – In the Showroom and on the Road

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Hampleton Partners’ client Bright Box brings its connected car platform Remoto to the mass market in sale to Zurich Insurance Group With so much recent focus on Autonomous Vehicle (AV) initiatives from companies like Apple, Google, Uber and Didi Chuxing, it’s easy to forget about the millions of drivers who are looking to get the most out of their car …

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Sheffield, the ‘Steel City’ Forges Ahead in Advanced Materials Manufacturing

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Sheffield, one of the UK’s industrial heartlands, has been innovating in metals since the original industrial revolution.  Its entrepreneurs, academics and workers have laid the groundwork to make the Sheffield City region synonymous with world-class companies and state-of-the-art industrial metal and composite research facilities, delivering the materials essential to the automotive, aviation, rail, renewables and space sectors. …

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Industry 4.0 Spotlight: Robotics & Machinery M&A

Nicholas Milligan

Hampleton defines Industry 4.0 along its original conception as the total digitization of the manufacturing process to deliver insights and enable mass individualization of production. We then expand this definition to include all high-tech applications enabling these trends in an industrial context. Robotics and machinery both represent a critical component of Industry 4.0 as next-generation equipment powers increasingly “smart” factories …

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