Telecoms Market Review

Acuity releases our inaugural M&A Market Review of the Telecoms sector

Global spending on telecommunications services was estimated at $1.7 trn in 2017, an increase on 2016, and with hugely exciting growth drivers which we believe will fuel significant capex and M&A for years to come.

Drivers influencing the Telecoms market include flat-lining revenues for larger network operators, evolving standards and regulation, new and exciting technology, and an ever-increasing demand for more data. Acuity’s leading track record in the sector has enabled us to capture key insights as the M&A landscape continues to evolve.

Acuity’s Telecoms Market Review provides an overview of key themes within the industry over from 2016 to June 2018 (focusing on the developed markets) and is broken down into the following three sections:

  • Market Dynamics – analysis of key drivers impacting the Telecoms sector plus trading comparables and statistics for each subsector (Altnets, Contact centre & conferencing, Network Operators, Resellers, Telecoms Hardware, Telecoms Software)
  • Transaction Analysis – analysis of global mid-market transaction by value, volume and geography plus specifics of the biggest mid-market Telecoms transactions
  • Valuation Analysis – analysis of mid-market Telecoms transactions utilising EV/Revenue and EV/EBITDA multiples

Download the report here

About Acuity Advisors

We know technology – that’s why we’re the industry’s trusted M&A advisor. Our partners are senior players in tech and M&A: skilled at getting to the heart of a technology business, understanding what will attract buyers, and building long-lasting relationships. We have an unrivalled understanding of the industry’s complexities and personalities – our track record and client feedback are compelling evidence of that. We’re an international firm – most of our deals are cross-border, from offices in London, Munich, Shanghai and Silicon Valley – but we’re grounded in our approach. We move quickly when it’s needed, and we’re around for the long haul when patience is a virtue. We’ve maintained a very high success rate across hundreds of deals while keeping our focus on doing what’s right for our clients. From first meeting to successful exit, we earn the trust that clients and investors put in us. Learn more here.

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