Technology Captured Nearly Half of All Buyout Spending in Q1 2023

Technology Captured Nearly Half of All Buyout Spending in Q1 2023

48% of all buyout dollars spent in Q1 2023 went toward technology deals.

Technology continues to be the fastest-growing sector for private equity buyouts, according to analysis by the Value/Add research team. The sector — which includes computer software, computer hardware, semiconductors, and telecom hardware — accounted for $64.1B worth of private equity acquisitions globally in Q1 2023, 48% of the value of buyouts across all sectors. That’s up from FY 2022, when technology accounted for 37% of all buyout dollars, and 22% in FY 2021.

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