GP Bullhound Software Market Perspectives – July 2017

5 July 2017 – GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank, 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 the first half year of 2017.

In this report, GP Bullhound analyses public and private market valuations across the transaction spectrum and provides insights into company business models, technology and customer trends in SaaS since the start of 2017.

Jonathan Cantwell, Director at GP Bullhound, commented: “In 2017, we have seen software consolidators and investors focus on high quality businesses for strategic acquisitions and investments. Competition and valuations for those businesses have never been greater and we believe the software market will continue to generate high levels of innovation, investment and successful exits.”

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Providing advice and deep sector knowledge to the most disruptive and market-changing software companies, GP Bullhound has completed 28 software M&A transactions and private placements in the sector in the last three years, with leading software consolidators and investors including Cisco, Google, Oracle, SAP, Salesforce, General Atlantic, Partech, Sequoia, Summit Partners, and TCV, among others.

For enquiries, please contact Alec Dafferner, Partner, at [email protected] or Jonathan Cantwell, Director, at [email protected]

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