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February 14, 2013
MW IT Index® Reveals Mixed Bag for IT Valuations in 2012
Global IT Outlook Improves for 2013

 

The latest MW IT Index® (Global Edition), released today by martinwolf | M&A Advisors, shows that while the global IT industry produced mixed results in 2012, prospects for most sectors and geographies in 2013 is looking up.

 

The Index is the first-ever proprietary analysis of the enterprise values of IT companies in key sectors and geographies, including the United States, India and China.

 

In the United States, SaaS enterprise valuations were up approximately 20% for the year, largely due to growth in the first two quarters. The sector experienced substantial acquisition activity as both traditional software companies and major SaaS companies jockeyed for leadership positions. In fact, 7 of the 20 companies tracked by the Index in 2012 were acquired in 2012.

 

While the IT Supply Chain sector suffered in 2012, VARs and technology solutions providers are continuing to move up the value chain and acquire new areas of expertise to attract new and larger customers. Still, regardless of whether they go big or go niche, they must look to the cloud for a new lease on life.

 

In India and China, cross-border acquisitions are on the rise, as companies in both markets look to globalization to increase growth and influence. Meanwhile, the economy in both countries is rebounding, which bodes well for companies in both geographies.

 

To read the entire MW IT Index report, click here.

 

To learn more about martinwolf contact Matthew Putzulu at mputzulu@martinwolf.com.  

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With offices in San Francisco and Bangalore, India, martinwolf is a leading middle market M&A Advisory focused on companies with IT services-based business models. Since 1997, our team has completed more than 115 transactions in six countries. We are a five-year member of the Merrill Lynch PS Referral Network, and were selected as ICICI Bank's (India's leading private bank) exclusive strategic partner for acquiring U.S. IT companies. martinwolf is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, visit www.martinwolf.com.

   

November 6, 2012

Rolta, through its subsidiary Rolta International, Inc. announced that it acquired AdvizeX Technologies, LLC, a US company providing a comprehensive set of IT products and services ranging from roadmap planning to cloud-computing implementation strategy. With the acquisition, Rolta is now one of the top national partners of Oracle, Microsoft, HP, EMC and VMware in the US. Rolta was represented by martinwolf in the transaction. 

Please click here to view the announcement.

 

June 15, 2012

glendonTodd Capital LLC announced that it acquired Aztec Systems, a leading provider of enterprise technology solutions to hundreds of U.S. middle-market companies. Aztec was represented by martinwolf in this transaction. Aztec, a member of Microsoft's Presidents Club, was recently ranked 27th in revenue on Bob Scott's 2012 Top 100 VARS list and serves more than 700 middle-market clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Please click here to view the announcement.

 

December 1, 2011

Softchoice Corporation (TSX: SO) announced it has it has fulfilled its regulatory requirements under the Competition Act and has now completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of UNIS LUMIN, one of Canada's most highly regarded Cisco networking and managed services companies. Softchoice was represented by martinwolf. The acquisition strengthens Softchoice's professional services capabilities while providing the technology foundation to support the Company's future cloud offerings.

Please click here to view the announcement.   

 

 

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