Mergers and acquisitions in the programs and Internet fields helped make the technology part the most hardworking group in the M&A field. According to the recent statistics There were 16 Internet deals in the quarter, valued at $6.76 billion, and 16 deals in software, worth $2.6 billion. There were 12 deals in the hardware sector, valued at $20 billion.M&A agreements joined to e-commerce, cloud services and Internet-based programs comprised 58% of tech's deal volume."The line between Internet and programs continues to distort as acquirers augment cloud-based offerings and impel more services to the Web," said Rob Fisher, PwC's U.S. tech transactions services foremost, in the release.
According to Ernst & Young’s Global technology M&A update,Global economic malaise restrained the deal value global technology mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the second quarter. However, steady deal volume reflected the ongoing drive of five disruptive technology megatrends — smart mobility, cloud computing, social networking, big data and cross-sector and cross-industry blur