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Tech M&A boomed the past five years — but executives need to update their playbook, Bain says

Tech M&A boomed the past five years — but executives need to update their playbook, Bain says

Tech deal volume has grown 31 percent annually over the past five years, according to a new report from Bain. But strategies that drove that growth may need to be readjusted for new realities.

  • dezembro 18, 2019
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Tech M&A boomed the past five years — but executives need to update their playbook, Bain says

Executives are faced with higher valuations, competition from private equity buying larger assets, and the potential of a recession, according to Bain. Those factors highlight a need for different types of diligence.

"Trends are shifting and they are shifting quickly," says Adam Haller, a partner with Bain & Company's global M&A technology practice. "For executives, strategies that made them successful in the past aren going to work in the future."

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