Top issues for technology M&A: 2014
Mergers & acquisitions
Perspectives on technology sector M&A for 2014 are mixed. Learn more about the factors expected to influence deal activity throughout the year.
Mixed perspectives on technology sector M&A for 2014
Companies in today’s rapidly changing landscape are responding to customer and market needs – often through M&A – in the areas of scale, cloud services, mobility and big data, prompting stakeholders to anticipate greater deal volume. Yet, headwinds such as uncertain consumer spending, declining revenue/growth rates, shortage of attractive acquisition targets, moderate growth in the United States, and overall slowed economic growth in China, EMEA and BRIC countries could put a damper on sector M&A.
Learn more about the following factors which are expected to influence deal activity in the coming year:
- Volume and valuation
- Focus on growth
- TMT convergence
- Monetizing tech trends
- Cross-border M&A
- M&A to drive business transformation
- Talent management
- Rules and regulations