Total technology industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 worth $36.08bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
The value marked a decrease of 21.05% over the previous quarter and a drop of 39.05% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $59.23bn.
The US held a 55.6% share of the global technology industry M&A deal value that totalled $64.84bn in Q3 2019.
In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 499 deals during Q3 2019, marking a drop of 8.3% over the previous quarter and a drop of 12.8% over the last four-quarter average.
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The US technology industry M&A deals in Q3 2019: Top deals
The top five technology industry M&A deals accounted for 64.03% of the overall value during Q3 2019.
The combined value of the top five technology M&A deals stood at $23.1bn, against the overall value of $36.08bn recorded for the month.
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The top five technology industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:
- Broadcom’s $10.7bn asset transaction with Symantec
- The $5bn asset transaction with Sprint and T-Mobile US by DISH Network
- VMware’s $2.7bn acquisition of Pivotal Software
- The $2.6bn acquisition of Acacia Communications by Cisco Systems
- VMware’s acquisition of Carbon Black for $2.1bn.