GP Bullhound, the technology investment and advisory firm, today publishes its latest market report on the Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) space, examining the public company landscape, M&A, private placement and IPO trends in Q3 2017.
Jonathan Cantwell, Director at GP Bullhound, commented: “In the last quarter, many software companies have executed on transformative business model strategies. Large fund raises continue for the most interesting, disruptive SaaS companies. M&A remains active when approached from a jointly strategic perspective by both buyers and sellers.”
Providing advice and deep sector knowledge to the most disruptive and market-changing software companies, GP Bullhound has completed 34 software M&A transactions and private placements in the sector in the last three years, of which four completed in Q3 2017 alone, with leading software consolidators and investors including Cisco, Google, Oracle, SAP, Salesforce, General Atlantic, Partech, Sequoia, Summit Partners, and TCV, among others.