The record for quarterly SaaS M&A deal volume has, once again, been broken as the quarter posted 251 transactions in 3Q18. Report highlights include:

  • Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI) eclipsed CRM & Marketing in terms of deal count.
  • The median multiple of 4.3x (EV/Revenue) was in line with previous quarters, and eCommerce, Storage & Systems Management, and Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI) accounted for the highest multiples over the past three years.
  • 3Q18 had a number of mega transactions with deal value greater than $1B, including strategic acquisitions by Broadcom, Adobe, and Cisco.

Please download your complimentary copy of SEG’s 3Q18 SaaS M&A Report below for more insights on the SaaS M&A industry, including most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, a list of 3Q18 transactions, and more.