News: The driving forces behind PE’s hunger for mid-market Tech

Dec 6th 2017 Author:

Nick Jones

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In an investment climate in which many traditional asset classes are offering sub-par returns, private equity (PE) fundraising is booming.Amid voracious investor appetite, mid-market tech companies – such as software firms, IT services providers and online services models– are being highly sought after by PE buyers.  Competition for profitable deals is fierce, and valuations are consequently rising.

In the analysis below, Nick Jones, Partner & Head of Technology at Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP, the UK’s leading mid-market M&A advisory firm,looks at the driving forces behind PE’s appetite for this sector, including the new role of tech in business, changing business models and increasing demand for mid-market tech, and how tech firms can position themselves for sale.

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