Deals on the rebound

Contact: Brenon Daly

More than 100 people dialed into our webinar earlier today, joining us in a discussion of whether the tech M&A rebound is real. And while not everyone agreed that deals will flow smoothly – and voluminously – in 2010, there was a shared sense that the M&A recession of 2009 has mostly lifted. Still, a rebound is one thing, while recovery is something else entirely.

We have definitely seen the pace of dealmaking pick up so far in 2010. We noted earlier that we tallied 60% more deals in the first workweek of this year than during the same period last year, and both tech investment bankers and corporate development executives have forecast a busier year for M&A in 2010. If you’d like to get a copy of our slides from this morning’s webinar, send us an email.