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

  • Oaklins Deal

    Vendor

    Semantix

    Acquirer / Investor

    CRESCERA INV & Inovabra Ventures

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  • Oaklins Deal

    Vendor

    Datacon Enterprise Solutions A/S

    Acquirer / Investor

    Danoffice IT

    View deal
  • Vendor

    Creative Car Park Limited

    Acquirer / Investor

    Inflexion Private Equity

    View deal
  • Oaklins Deal

    Vendor

    Securinfor

    Acquirer / Investor

    Paluel-Marmont Capital

    View deal
  • Oaklins Deal

    Vendor

    Sierra Systems

    Acquirer / Investor

    NTT Data

    View deal
  • Vendor

    Indigo Telecom Group

    Acquirer / Investor

    Growth Capital Partners LLP

    View deal
  • Vendor

    Rapidata Services Limited

    Acquirer / Investor

    The Access Group

    View deal
  • Oaklins Deal

    Vendor

    Activate Marketing Services

    Acquirer / Investor

    Next15

    View deal
  • Vendor

    TPAY

    Acquirer / Investor

    Helios

    View deal
  • Vendor

    Blayhall Payroll Limited (trading as Star Computers)

    Acquirer / Investor

    Iris Software Limited (backed by HgCapital)

    View deal
  • Vendor

    OneStep Solutions (Resources) Limited & OneStep Solutions LLP

    Acquirer / Investor

    Civica

    View deal
  • Vendor

    Alston Elliot Limited

    Acquirer / Investor

    Inflexion Private Equity

    View deal

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