30 Deals in 30 Months for European Technology & Services Practice
Baird's European Technology & Services deal activity continues to reach new heights, successfully executing over 30 transactions in 30 months.
Serving clients from a range of high-quality business models, including services, tech-enabled services, software and SaaS, our recent transaction activity spans 12 subsectors including BPO, cybersecurity, data & information, e-commerce, fintech, GRC, human capital, industrial software, knowledge solutions, supply chain management, TICC and travel & leisure.
These successful transactions, from a variety of clients and counterparties, yielded:
- 30% of deals with a strategic entity e.g., corporate carveout or acquirer
- 50% of deals with a founder in the target business
- 90% of transactions with a financial sponsor seller or acquirer
- €100m – €2bn enterprise value range
- 19x average EBITDA sell-side multiple
- 70% cross-border deals, including across UK, DACH, Nordics, Benelux and US
We look forward to hosting our upcoming annual European Private Company Technology & Services Conference in June. The two-day event will showcase outstanding private tech, tech-enabled and business services companies from across Europe.
Connect with our team to learn more Baird’s European Technology & Services practice and these recent transactions. We welcome the opportunity to share more about our coverage and upcoming opportunities.
Technology & Services Coverage
Damiaan van Ballegooijen
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Baird’s Technology & Services team combines global capital markets capabilities with extensive industry knowledge to offer leading M&A advisory and capital-raising services.