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Shift to Technology Platforms and Social Commerce Transforms the Digital Commerce M&A Deal Mix, Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Research…

Agency M&A is down, as media groups curb acquisition rate and face competition from professional services firms The growth of M&A activity in the ‘platform economy’ and in social commerce are two of the biggest trends identified in the latest E-Commerce and Digital Marketing M&A Market Reports from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor. Transaction volume for the digital marketing sector has remained stable since 2011, but in the first half of 2019, marketing…

Digital Marketing & Ecommerce M&A Volumes and Values Rebound in the Fight for Consumer Attention and Spend

As Amazon hits a trillion dollar valuation, Hampleton Partners’ latest M&A Market Reports on eCommerce and Digital Marketing reveal that the number of deals in both sectors is rebounding after the slowdown which started in Q2 2017. Associated transaction values are rocketing to the near record-peaks achieved in Q4 2015. This rebound is emblematic of established retailers and online players buying-out competitors or snapping-up individual online retail niches and e-Commerce capabilities. With competition intensifying,…

Fierce Pace of Tech Disruption Has Forced Companies to Innovate via M&As

In the Latest Report Focusing on Tech Disruptions, Hampleton Partners Highlights Increased Private Equity Activity Against a Cyclical Downward Trend in Deal Volumes and Value The fierce pace of technology disruption is forcing companies to resort to M&As to innovate, to avoid being left behind. In their latest report, Hampleton Partners’ Tech M&A Outlook 2020, the international mergers and acquisitions advisor, outlined how traditional companies remain under pressure to quickly and effectively integrate new…