Tag: SaaS

Software M&A Valuation by Size

...a rapidly growing smaller company will often deem an exit premature and spurn advances by a strategic acquirer, prompting the larger suitor to raise the bid. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Another key driver of exit multiples

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Software as a Service (SaaS) M&A Deal Volume and Valuations

In 3Q11, 48 SaaS companies were acquired, compared to 45 in 2Q11 and 39 SaaS acquisitions in the first quarter.  The growing number of SaaS acquisitions each quarter is consistent with the results of our 2011 Software Company Buyer Survey, in which public software company corp dev heads indicated SaaS

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Public Software/SaaS/Internet Company Stock Performance

Among SEG’s three tracking indices, the market performance of public companies comprising our SaaS Index far outshone their perpetual software and Internet counterparts. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Following sharp declines in the second quarter, each of

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Public Software as a Service (SaaS) Company Market Valuations

Ellie Mae is revolutionizing the mortgage industry with a SaaS based solution designed to address the litany of inefficiencies endemic to mortgage origination. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx The median market valuation (EV/Revenue multiple) of the 29

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Public Software as a Service (SaaS) Financial Performance

Public SaaS companies grew TTM revenue by a median 27.2% growth rate in 3Q12... This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Public SaaS companies grew TTM revenue by a median 27.2% growth rate in 3Q12, modestly lower than the

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Public Software/SaaS/Internet Company Stock Performance

Among SEG’s three tracking indices, the market performance of public companies comprising our SaaS Index far outshone their perpetual software and Internet counterparts. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Following sharp declines in the second quarter, each of

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Public Software Company Market Valuations and Financial Performance by Product Category

The following article is from Software Equity Group’s 2011 Q3 Software Equity Industry Report.  A complimentary copy of the quarterly report can be downloaded here: https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx While median financial performance metrics are useful for assessing the overall health of the software industry and for comparisons to other economic sectors, a deeper

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Public Software as a Service (SaaS) Company Market Valuations

The following article is from Software Equity Group’s 2011 Q3 Software Equity Industry Report.  A complimentary copy of the quarterly report can be downloaded here: https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx After dropping to a low of 3.1x median EV/Revenue in 3Q10, public SaaS company median EV/Revenue multiples have risen steadily, reaching a three year high

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Public Internet Company Market Valuations

The following article is from Software Equity Group’s 2011 Q3 Software Equity Industry Report.  A complimentary copy of the quarterly report can be downloaded here: https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx The median EV/Revenue multiple for the 85 public companies comprising the SEG Internet Index was 2.6x in 3Q11, down 19% from the 3.2x posted in

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Public Internet Company Market Valuations and Financial Performance by Product Category

The following article is from Software Equity Group’s 2011 Q3 Software Equity Industry Report.  A complimentary copy of the quarterly report can be downloaded here: https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Segmenting the public Internet companies comprising our SEG Internet Index into discrete product categories can provide valuable insight about market trends, sector health, product lifecycles,

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M&A Deal Volume and Spending: All Industry Sectors

The following article is from Software Equity Group’s 2011 Q3 Software Equity Industry Report.  A complimentary copy of the quarterly report can be downloaded here: https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Globally, the third quarter’s 12,142 M&A transactions across all industry sectors eclipsed the previous post recession peak of 11,722 transactions set in 1Q11.  3Q11’s tally

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Public Software as a Service (SaaS) Financial Performance

The Great Recession and a sluggish recovery took their toll on SMBs, the market segment most responsible for the remarkable growth rates of many SaaS providers.  In response, SaaS growth rates plummeted.  After bottoming out at 13.7% in 2Q10, the SaaS median TTM revenue growth rate reversed course, inching up

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