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Mergers and Acquisitions in Tech, Media, and Telecoms - Review of H1 2020 - Thematic Research

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  • 36 Pages
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5134467
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If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&A). This report analyzes the disruptive themes that have driven M&A activity across the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) industry in the first six months of 2020. It also includes an assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on M&A activity.

Measured by deal value, the software and services sector accounted for 52% of all TMT M&A transactions in H1 2020.

  • This report provides an overview of merger and acquisition activity in the global TMT market in the first six months of 2020.
  • It assesses the impact of COVID-19 on the M&A market
  • It identifies the M&A deals announced in the TMT market between 1 January and 30 June 2020 and provides sector-by-sector analysis of the themes driving this activity.

Reasons to Buy
  • This report offers a unique perspective on M&A activity in the TMT sector by focusing on the themes driving deals.
  • This allows for a deeper understanding of the themes that are shaping the industry.
  • In addition, it provides fresh insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on M&As, including analysis of proposed deals that have been postponed due to the pandemic.

Table of Contents

  • Executive summary
  • TMT M&A market - review of H1 2020
  • COVID-19 impact on the TMT M&A market
  • Top themes driving the TMT M&A market
  • Appendices
  • Deal selection
  • Glossary
  • Thematic methodology

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Facebook
  • Apple
  • Microsoft
  • Xerox
  • HP
  • Uber
  • Grubhub