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

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2023 European Private Company Technology and Services Conference. Virtual conference June 14 - June 15, 2023.

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. 

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Technology & Services Coverage

Marco Krass

Simon Pearson

Justin Prichard

John Sun

Devansh Gupta

Chelsea Smith

Damiaan van Ballegooijen

Simon Bromig

Helen Jones

Jan-Martin Kogelfranz

Max Link

Stephan-Alexis Pohl

Luke Stepien

Matt Teys

Sponsor & Debt Coverage

Vinay Ghai

Oliver Meyer

Paul Bail