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M&ASEG Snapshot: 3Q22 SaaS M&A Update

3Q22’s 492 SaaS M&A deals marked another strong quarter for SaaS M&A activity as buyers and investors continue to view the asset class favorably during times of market uncertainty.

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The quarter’s median SaaS M&A multiple of 5.2x EV/Revenue held up stronger than the 6.3x median for public SaaS companies (down 61% YOY). Further, SEG continues to see valuations remain elevated for companies demonstrating durability.

Our latest report shows the strength of the SaaS M&A market:

  • SaaS M&A deal volume for the first three quarters of 2022 is up 35% over the same period in 2021.
  • Private equity (PE) firms outpaced strategic buyers and continue to drive the lion’s share of M&A volume.
  • Investors continue to show a strong appetite for high-quality companies exhibiting the right characteristics (i.e., profitable growth, high gross retention, strong product differentiation, etc.).

Download our full 3Q22 report to explore the latest trends and learn more.