SEG Snapshot: Canadian Software M&A and Investment Activity

Amidst a backdrop of near record highs for M&A and investment activity across the software industry, there were 50 acquisitions and 99 private placements in Canadian software companies during 1Q17. There also appears to be growing appetite by U.S. investors to place capital in Canadian software companies.

As we’ve advised the sale of nearly one dozen Canadian software companies, Canada remains a key geographic focus for SEG. To that end, we’ve authored a report on recent trends in Canadian software M&A and investment activity. The research can be accessed via the button below.

Key research highlights include M&A and private placement trends, a forecast of aggregate deal volume for 2017, a breakdown of M&A transactions and investments by location, public company financial performance and valuations, and a list of recent acquisitions and investments.