Technology

Businesses in the technology sector are focused on delivering progress through innovation – and by its nature the market for tech ventures is constantly evolving.

Technology is often seen in the context of traditional IT such as networks, web services and software development, but the actual scope is far wider.

Cutting edge digital economy businesses make up a large part of the sector, but the range of what is considered a technology business does not end at the IT level. There is a significant crossover into other sectors such as healthcare, finance, media, industrials and beyond.

The metrics when marketing tech businesses are complex. In fact, the market shifts almost as fast as the technologies themselves.

Valuations are rarely driven by profits alone; price multiples for technology-based businesses depend on profitability, revenue, barriers to entry, peer group activity and more.

At Cavendish, our strength comes from our understanding of the valuation dynamics of the different sub-sectors.

Technology is global, it knows no geographical boundaries, so the worldwide reach of Oaklins is a winning card we are happy to play on behalf of our clients.

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Recent deals for this sector

  • Vendor

    AVA Monitoring

    Acquirer / Investor SDIPTECH

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    Property Search Group

    Acquirer / Investor Property Information Exchange

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    Halo Insurance Services Limited

    Acquirer / Investor A joint venture with Cover More Travel Insurance & Zurich Insurance

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    Annodata Limited

    Acquirer / Investor KYOCERA Corporation

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    MVF Global (Marketing VF) Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Bridgepoint Development Capital

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    Micad Systems (UK) Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Young Associates

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    Avantia Limited

    Acquirer / Investor ECI Partners

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    Datong plc

    Acquirer / Investor Seven Technologies

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    Red Box Recorders

    Acquirer / Investor ISIS Equity Partners

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    Primal Pictures Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Informa plc

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    Lightech

    Acquirer / Investor General Electric

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    Focus Solutions Group plc

    Acquirer / Investor Standard Life plc

Latest news within this sector

  • Blog: Key themes arising from FinTech Di...
    18th October 2017
  • Blog: Re-positioning your company for an...
    02nd October 2017
  • Blog: Debt Markets – has Private E...
    02nd October 2017
  • News: A five-point M&A plan for UK ...
    23rd September 2017

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    Andrew Harman | co-founder of Annodata
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    Titus Sharpe | CEO of MVF
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    Phillip Walter | CEO of Avantia and HomeProtect
  • “Cavendish introduced us to GE and managed the negotiation and coordinated the transaction due diligence. Their involvement was instrumental to the deal being...

    Zvi Schreiber|CEO of Lightech

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