Automotive Technology M&A on Track For 100 Deals in 2018 as Driver Behaviour Undergoes a Revolution Says Hampleton Report

AI, AV simulation, mapping software, cybersecurity and traffic safety companies in demand as auto companies fight for future market share London, UK – 3 October 2018, The latest Automotive M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners, outlines how the world’s automotive manufacturers are competing fiercely with suppliers as well as newer market entrants, such as Waymo and Tesla, to acquire the cutting-edge auto businesses and technologies that are transforming the future of personal mobility and commercial transport. Hampleton estimates that the market is on track…

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Digital Marketing & eCommerce M&A volumes and values rebound in the fight for consumer attention and spend

London, UK – 7 September 2018 – As Amazon hits a trillion dollar valuation, Hampleton Partners’ latest M&A Market Reports on e-Commerce and Digital Marketing reveal that the number of deals in both sectors is rebounding after the slowdown which started in Q2 2017. Associated transaction values are rocketing to the near record-peaks achieved in Q4 2015. This rebound is emblematic of established retailers and online players buying-out competitors or snapping-up individual online retail niches and e-Commerce capabilities. With competition intensifying, such strategic deals are enabling them to re-position in…

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Hampleton Partners advises on its third automotive technology transaction in 12 months – the sale of vehicle simulation company VI-grade to Spectris

VI-grade will support Spectris in delivering a complete solution for the development of next generation ADAS and autonomous vehicles. LONDON & FRANKFURT, 24 July 2018 – Hampleton Partners, the international mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, advised VI-grade GmbH, a leading provider of best-in-class turnkey solutions for system level simulation, on its acquisition by Spectris Plc., supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. This is the third automotive tech transaction completed by Hampleton Partners in the last 12 months. “Hampleton helped us find a great partner,…

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Online Food Retailing A Major Driver Of E-Commerce M&A Deals In The ‘Amazon Economy’ Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Report

London, 8 March 2018 – Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, releases its E-Commerce M&A Market Report today, outlining how challenging the environment is for any company providing goods and services, not just on the high street, but online in the growing ‘Amazon economy’. In an age where anything – from screws to private jets – can be purchased at the touch of a keypad, the report reveals that it was consumers’ most basic need which fueled e-commerce M&A in the second half of 2017: food. From GrubHub…

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Traditional car companies investing billions in M&A to play catch-up in autotech race says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report

Autonomous vehicles, connected cars, anti-hacking security and mobile phones as passive keys are just some innovations on the road ahead for automotive tech M&A London, 22 February 2018 – The latest Automotive M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners, shows that established automotive companies, such as Ford and Continental, are investing billions to wrest back the initiative from their Silicon Valley rivals, Google, Apple and Tesla, in developing the auto industry of the future. Download Hampleton Partners’ Automotive M&A Market Report here: https://hampletonpartners.com/autotech-hampleton-report-2018 David Riemenschneider,…

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