Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 10/19/2012 – 10/25/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of October 19, 2012 – October 25, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting http://www.softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.

Notable transactions for the week include:

•Permira Adviser’s acquisition of Ancestry.com [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $1.3B, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 3.0x]

•McLaren Software’s acquisition of FMx [for an EV of $9.0M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.1x]

•Gree’s acquisitionof Pokelabo [for an EV of $173.8M]

•Accelerys’ acquisition of Aegis Analytical Corporation [for an EV of $30.0M]

•Yahoo’s acquisition of Stamped, Inc.

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