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Business & Tech-Enabled Services sector saw over $4.9 billion in volume across 445 transactions in January 2019

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Sector Report: Business & Tech-Enabled Services January 2019



  • Business and Tech-Enabled Services sector saw over $4.9 billion in volume across 445 transactions in January 2019
  • Only one large transaction was announced in January:
    • DXC Technology’s acquisition of Luxoft
  • Select M&A Transactions announced in January:
    • Duff & Phelps acquisition of Prime Clerk (announced 1/31/19)
    • Taptica acquisition of RhythmOne (announced 1/30/19)
    • PIA acquisition of United Digital Group (announced 1/23/19)
    • Raymond James acquisition of Silver Lane Advisors (announced 1/23/19)
    • Cision acquisition of TrendKite (announced 1/23/19)
    • Dynata acquisition of Reimagine Holdings Group (announced 1/22/19)
    • Huntington Ingalls Industries acquisition of Fulcrum IT Services (announced 1/18/19)
    • Apax Partners acquisition of Fractal (announced 1/16/19)
    • Bain Capital acquisition of Brillio (announced 1/15/19)
    • PSAV acquisition of Encore Event Technologies (announced 1/14/19)
    • Lovell Minnick Partners acquisition of ATTOM Data Solutions (announced 1/8/19 – GCA advised ATTOM Data Solutions in connection with this transaction)
    • DXC Technology acquisition of Luxoft Holding Inc. (announced 1/7/19)
    • Cision acquisition of Falcon.io (announced 1/3/19)
  • Additional noteworthy private equity transactions announced in January:
    • Periscope Equity investment in Power Digital Marketing
    • BV Investment Partners acquisition of RKD Group
    • Silver Oak Services Partners acquisition of Keystone Partners
    • Kensington Capital (lead) investment in Simplus
    • Century Park Capital Partners acquisition of MCCi
    • Renovus Capital acquisition of Tempus Nova
    • Gauge Capital acquisition of TVC Enterprises
    • ABRY Partners investments in ADURO and Millennium Trust
    • PennSpring Capital acquisition of Securus Contact Systems
    • Century Equity Partners investment in Rimkus Consulting
    • Goldman Sachs investment in Innovid
    • Nonantum Capital Partners acquisition of ProVest
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