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SEG 2020 Annual Software Industry Report

Software industry public stock market and M&A valuations reached record peaks yet again in 2019. This was led by investor and buyer interest in publicly traded SaaS companies (8.2x EV/Revenue) and SaaS M&A targets (4.9x EV/Revenue). M&A deal activity also reached record levels in 2019, as SaaS M&A volume grew 27% during the year.

SEG Snapshot: 2Q19 SaaS M&A Update

The first half of 2019 ended on a strong note as the overall software M&A industry maintained its bullish trend. The SaaS M&A market followed suit, as each of the past four quarters surpassed 250 transactions.