Mergers and acquisitions in Manufacturing Automation for 2016 goes into the books as the year of the big deal. While volume overall was soft (indeed back to 2010 levels), average transaction value was up substantially as the oligopolies focused on capturing market share and extending reach through large, single transactions. Q3 specifically produced an absolute […]
With 2016 now underway, Mirus reaffirms its optimism about opportunities for mergers and acquisitions for 2016. With M&A running at about the same pace as 2015, we see no reason not to finish the year strong and match 2015’s volume of transactions. But, what isn’t apparent from the base volume numbers is the overall value […]
2015 was another respectable year for M&A in manufacturing Automation, running ahead of the second half of 2014 from Q2 through Q4, but overall finishing behind the 2014 pace. For tracked companies Mirus identified 46 acquisitions in 2015 as compared to 50 in 2014 and 59 in 2013. Mirus continues to attribute this overall adjustment […]
I will be the first to admit that when PTC first declared they were going after the Internet of Things market back in 2013 with their acquisition of ThingWorx for $112M, I was skeptical. When they spent another $170M the next year to further develop the space with their acquisition of Axeda I was dumbfounded. […]
Business Conditions as of April 1, 2010: Tatum LLC regularly surveys nearly 1,000 Financial and Technology Executives nationwide to gain insight into the U.S. business climate. Business conditions are again improving according to the Tatum Survey.