Report: There Were 94 Tech M&A Deals in 2012 Above $100M, Average Deal Value Was $717M

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http://techcrunch.com – Towers Watson’s M&A practice recently published the results of Quarterly Deal Performance Monitor (QDPM), which is conducted in partnership with Cass Business School, and has examined the data on all deals over $100 million completed in 2012. The results are really interesting, especially when you look at what was happening in the public markets. In 2012, there were 94 deals in the tech sector with an average value of $717 million. In 2012, there were 768 M&A deals across all sectors above $100 million. Compare this to 2011 which saw 75 tech M&A deals with an average value of $51 (IT news)