Industry: M&A

SEG 2022 Annual SaaS Report

2021 was an outstanding year for the software industry, as M&A activity and valuations broke records once again. SaaS deal volume grew an astonishing 40% in 2021, reaching nearly 1,800 transactions for the year. Equally impressive, the SEG SaaS Index median EV/Revenue multiple of 14.7x in 2021 was an all-time

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SEG Snapshot: 3Q21 SaaS M&A Update

SEG’s 3Q21 SaaS M&A update is a snapshot of M&A deal activity across the software industry. The report includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, and more. Report Highlights: Aggregate software industry M&A volume continues to reach new

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SEG Snapshot: 2Q21 SaaS M&A Update

SEG’s 2Q21 SaaS M&A update is a snapshot of M&A deal activity across the software industry. The report includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, and more. Report Highlights: 2Q21’s 395 SaaS deals continue to put 2021 on

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SEG Snapshot: 1Q21 SaaS M&A Update

SEG’s 1Q21 SaaS M&A update is a snapshot of M&A deal activity across the software industry. The report includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, and more Report Highlights: Aggregate software industry deal volume reached 724 transactions in

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SEG 2021 Annual SaaS Report

The past year tested the durability of companies across all industries and clearly proved the SaaS model’s unique resilience to economic hardship during 2020. Our public SaaS Index rose over 66% during 2020, materially outpaced the Dow Jones, S&P 500, and NASDAQ, and exited the year at nearly 13x EV/Revenue

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SEG Snapshot: 3Q20 SaaS M&A Update

SEG’s 3Q20 SaaS M&A update is a snapshot of M&A deal activity across the software industry. The report includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, and more. Aggregate software industry M&A deal volume exhibited a sharp V-shaped recovery

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SEG Snapshot: 2Q20 SaaS M&A Update

SEG’s 2Q20 SaaS M&A update is a snapshot of M&A deal activity across the software industry. The report includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, and more. Overall software M&A deal volume (including SaaS, on-premise, mobile, and internet

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SEG Snapshot: 1Q20 SaaS M&A Update

SEG’s 1Q20 SaaS M&A update is a snapshot of M&A deal activity across the software industry. The report includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, private equity activity, and more. While too early to measure, economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 is

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SEG 2020 Annual Software Industry Report

Software industry public stock market and M&A valuations reached record peaks yet again in 2019. This was led by investor and buyer interest in publicly traded SaaS companies (8.2x EV/Revenue) and SaaS M&A targets (4.9x EV/Revenue). M&A deal activity also reached record levels in 2019, as SaaS M&A volume grew

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SEG Snapshot: 3Q19 SaaS M&A Update

SaaS M&A deal volume and valuations reached record levels in 3Q19, as deal volume surpassed 300 transactions and sellers posted a median multiple of 4.8x EV/Revenue. SEG’s 3Q19 SaaS M&A Update includes historical deal volume by product category and vertical, valuation stats, most active buyers, notable deals, historical private equity

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