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SEG Snapshot: 3Q18 SaaS M&A Update

November 2, 2018The record for quarterly SaaS M&A deal volume has, once again, been broken as the quarter posted 251 transactions in 3Q18.
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SEG Snapshot: 2Q18 SaaS Public Market Update

August 24, 2018
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SEG Snapshot: 2Q18 SaaS M&A Update

July 23, 2018SaaS M&A activity continues to outpace 2017 through the first half of 2018, setting up for another record year of acquisitions.
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SEG Snapshot: Spring 2018 SaaS M&A Update

May 14, 2018It appears 2018 will be another record setting year for SaaS M&A activity.
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SEG Snapshot: 2018 Real Estate Software M&A Update

April 3, 20182018 kicked-off with a plethora of noteworthy real estate software acquisitions and investments announced during Q1. Our 2018 Real Estate Software M&A Snapshot & Vendor Ecosystem includes a detailed ecosystem of software vendors, notable transaction highlights, market multiples, and key updates across the multifamily, commercial and residential segments.
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SEG Snapshot: SaaS and Software IPO Activity

February 21, 2018The overall US IPO market rebounded in 2017, while US Tech IPO volume remains slow in recent years due to a number of factors. Our Snapshot includes a further evaluation of US B2B SaaS and Software IPOs over the last 5 years.
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SEG 2018 Annual Report: The Software Industry’s Bull M&A Market Continues

February 2, 2018Software industry buyers moved at rapid pace in 2017, acquiring a near record 2,500 companies. Download our 2018 Annual Report for detailed insight into recent software industry public stock market performance and M&A activity.
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SEG Snapshot: 3Q17 SaaS Public Market Update

November 6, 2017The 64 companies in our SEG SaaS Index demonstrated strong financial performance this quarter, posting a median EV/Revenue multiple of 6.6x, the highest valuation the Index has reached in the past 13 quarters.
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SEG Snapshot: 3Q17 SaaS M&A Update

October 20, 2017The software industry recently eclipsed 600 quarterly M&A transactions, an industry first. In parallel, SaaS valuations (4.5x in 3Q17) continue to remain near historic highs. SaaS CRM & Marketing continues to be the leading product category in terms of M&A deal count.
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SEG Snapshot: Supply Chain Software M&A Activity

October 5, 2017Based on a strong third quarter in 2017, SEG is projecting SCM M&A activity to grow approximately 60% YOY by the end of the year. Read more for SCM Software M&A highlights.
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SEG Snapshot: 2Q17 SaaS M&A Update

August 9, 2017SaaS M&A Valuations on the Rise!
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SEG Snapshot: 2Q17 SaaS Public Market Update

June 27, 2017Public SaaS Company Valuations at Seven Quarter High. Read more for operational and financial performance metrics for all publicly traded SaaS companies in the SEG SaaS Index.
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SEG Snapshot: Canadian Software M&A and Investment Activity

May 16, 2017As we've advised the sale of nearly one dozen Canadian software companies, Canada remains a key geographic focus for SEG.
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SEG Snapshot: Long Term Care Software

May 11, 2017SEG's Long-Term Care Snapshot coincides with SEG's recent transaction: the acquisition of SEG client HomeTrak by ClearCare. Snapshot highlights include industry segmentation, market drivers, notable buyers and investors, notable deals, a list of the most recent transactions, and more...
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SEG Snapshot: Supply Chain Management Software M&A

April 24, 2017Recent supply chain software M&A highlights including drivers in the space, active buyers, public valuations & multiples, a list of select M&A deals, and more...
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SEG Snapshot: 1Q17 SaaS M&A

April 12, 2017The M&A markets remain extremely strong as 1Q17 SaaS M&A activity surpassed 200 transactions during the quarter, another record high. SEG estimates total SaaS M&A activity will approach 900 transactions by the end of 2017 and comprise nearly 50% of all software industry transactions during the year.
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SEG Snapshot: Real Estate Software M&A

March 16, 2017Recent M&A highlights covering the multi-family, commercial and residential real estate software segments
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4Q 2016 Software Industry Financial Report

January 15, 2017SaaS M&A volume grew 23% year-over-year in 4Q16, nearly eclipsing 200 deals in the final quarter. Even more impressive, 2016's 764 SaaS M&A deals mark a 27% increase over 2015
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3Q 2016 Software Industry Financial Report

October 15, 2016Software industry M&A activity eclipses 500 deals for the 8th consecutive quarter. Median valuations rise SEG's SaaS, Software and Internet Indices
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2Q 2016 Software Industry Financial Report

July 15, 2016A record seven publicly traded SaaS companies announced an intent to be acquired during 2Q16, including: Demandware, Marketo, Cvent & Textura