2014 Q1 - TMT Update

Financial Advisory Services newsletter

Q1 2014 was characterized by a decrease in M&A transactions for the TMT industry resulting in the same activity level of Q3 2013. Year-on-year M&A transactions in Europe increased by 11.1% whereas the Belgian activity accelerated by 36.4%. The involvement of private equity players increased in Europe to 33.3% whereas Belgium represents an involvement rate of 40% which is remarkably higher than the fourth quarter last year (25%).

This Quarter's Highlights :

In this edition of the TMT Update we learn that:

  • Technology remains the sector with the largest amount of transactions in the TMT industry (57.1%) whereas private equity players are involved in 31.4% of the transactions;
  • Media represents 22.5% of the M&A market whereby private equity players are participating in 29.6% of the transactions;
  • Telecommunication & Cross-sector are responsible for respectively 7.1% and 13.3% of the transactions in the TMT market whereas the involvement of private equity players increased to 35.3% in the telecom sector and decreased to 46.9% in the cross-sector.

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The Deloitte Financial Advisory Services newsletter is a periodic compilation of certain completed and announced merger and acquisition activities. Each edition highlights industry and general economy trends, key data on deals announced in the latest quarter, and trends in transaction and market multiples. 

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