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Technology-related mergers and acquisitions are set to remain robust over the next 12 months, according to the recent semi-annual leaders’ poll from law firm Morrison & Foerster’s global M&A team. In spite of something of a slowing-down of the M&A market generally in recent months, with tech deals globally having fallen in the first three quarters of the year and a deal-making plateau predicted in some quarters, tech leaders are of the… Read More

Health IT mergers and acquisitions are now gaining traction, and at a rapid rate. While there are a number of reasons for this, the ultimate driving force is the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care. Providers want and need innovative health IT tools in order to meet the current demands for high-quality care, but roadblocks prevent the seamless integration and use of these tools. The most critical offender is the lack of… Read More

Following news last week that Apple had completed a deal to acquire sleep-tracking device company Beddit, the tech behemoth has completed yet another acquisition in the form of Lattice.io. In a higher profile deal than Beddit, Apple revealed it had acquired the artificial intelligence and machine learning start-up, which takes dark data and turns it into useable information. While no official information was released as to the value of the deal, it’s… Read More

Conarc Incorporated, develops and sells client management software solutions used in a variety of industries including finance/accounting, real estate, healthcare, and insurance, is just one of the many companies that have put its trust in the team at Benchmark International. Situated in an industry with expanding needs, and touting a client list spanning the United States, Conarc needed a partner that could not only understand its needs, but one that would work… Read More

M&A within the tech sector saw a relatively slow start to 2016. However, analysts predict that the recent announcement of Microsoft’s intention to acquire professional social network LinkedIn for $26bn could trigger a tech M&A boom. So far, $209bn worth of deals have been announced, placing 2016 back on track to match last year’s record deal making. With this in mind, we reflect on the tech sector’s biggest M&A deals of all… Read More