Merger mania is back

Published on 27 August 2010

Our analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the global technology market over the past five years indicates that H110 saw the first period of y-o-y deal growth since H207. Global tech deals grew by 45% to $41bn in the period, almost half of which were cross-border. Most recently, DELL’s and HP’s increasingly expensive battle for loss-making business 3PAR indicates clearly that merger mania is back.

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