Tag: Software

Software M&A by Vertical and Horizontal Markets

The most active verticals in 3Q12 were Healthcare and Financial Services, accounting for 23% and 20% of total vertical software transactions, respectively. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Another important determinant of exit valuation is the seller’s market

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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 M&A Valuations

...one-third of all software/SaaS M&A transactions with ascertainable exit multiples had an EV/Revenue multiple of 3.0x or greater. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx The software industry’s median exit multiple was 2.3x TTM revenue in 3Q12, up sharply

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Public Software Company Financial Performance: By Product Category

Median TTM revenue in 3Q12 grew 20% or more in three of our SEG Software Index product categories. This excerpt is from our complimentary Q3 2012 Software Industry Financial Report which can be downloaded here:  https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx Median TTM revenue in 3Q12 grew 20% or more in three of our SEG

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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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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 11/23/2012 – 11/30/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of November 23, 2012 – November 30, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 10/5/2012 – 10/12/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of October 5, 2012 – October 12, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 9/28/2012 – 10/5/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of September 28, 2012 – October 5, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 8/3/2012 – 8/10/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of August 3, 2012 – August 10, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 5/4/2012 – 5/11/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of May 4, 2012 – May 11, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 4/20/2012 – 4/27/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of April 20, 2012 through April 27, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 4/6/2012 – 4/13/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of 4/06/12 – 4/13/2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting https://softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.  Notable transactions for

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SEG-Software Index Mobile Solutions/Content

SEG’s Monthly Flash Reports track the financial performance and valuations of approximately 300 software companies, categorized in nearly 30 product categories across the on-premise software, SaaS and Internet sectors.  This post highlights the performance of the SEG-Internet Index Video Games product category as shown in the SEG December Monthly Flash

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