GP Bullhound Software Market Perspectives Q3 2017

19 October 2017 – 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
In this report, GP Bullhound analyzes the latest trends with SaaS companies in Q3 2017, including go-to-market strategies, vertical focuses and growth avenues, strategic consolidator and investor demand, and valuation dynamics.

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.”

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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.

For enquiries, please contact Alec Dafferner, Partner, at or Jonathan Cantwell, Director, at

About GP Bullhound
GP Bullhound is a leading technology investment and advisory firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the best entrepreneurs and founders in Europe and beyond. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong and Madrid. For more information, please visit, or follow on Twitter @GPBullhound

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