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Data revolution in healthcare puts spotlight on AI targets for M&A, says Hampleton Partners' report

Data revolution in healthcare puts spotlight on AI targets for M&A, says Hampleton Partners' report

The latest Healthtech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, an international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that boom times are back in healthtech M&A, along with a rapidly increasing appetite to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve many of medicine’s pressing problems. 

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US deal value in UK jumps over 50 per cent as PE groups exploit depressed valuations

US deal value in UK jumps over 50 per cent as PE groups exploit depressed valuations

Global law firm Mayer Brown has found that the total annual value of acquisitions of UK companies by US private equity funds jumped 53 per cent last year to GBP14.2 billion; up from GBP9.3 billion in 2018. It is the latest sign of favourable market economics in the UK, which has seen a widening valuation gap relative to European listed equities as the country has convulsed from the vacillations of Brexit.  

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Six-year growth streak for enterprise software M&A slows but peak valuations remain, says Hampleton report

Six-year growth streak for enterprise software M&A slows but peak valuations remain, says Hampleton report

The latest Enterprise Software M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, an international technology mergers and acquisitions adviser, reveals that transaction volumes decreased slightly to 620 deals inked in the second half of 2019, but revenue and EBITDA multiples remained astoundingly high at 4.0x and 17.3x respectively.