2009 Key Highlights
- The largest transaction for 2009 was Fidelity National Information Services Inc. a subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. who acquired Metavante Technologies, Inc. for $2.89 billion.
- The most active buyer in Financial Technology & Information in terms of volume of transactions either purchased direct or through partner or affiliated business announced for 2009 with 4 transactions to their credit was The Carlyle Group.
- Financially sponsored transactions represented 26 transactions which equates to 15 percent of the total volume and $1.84 billion, 18 percent of the value for 2009.
2009 vs. 2008 Key Trends
- Total transaction volume in 2009 decreased by 28 percent over 2008 from 243 in 2008 to 174 in 2009.
- Total transaction value in 2009 decreased by 59 percent over 2008, from $25.29 billion in 2008 to $10.30 billion in 2009.
- The segment with largest increase in value in 2009 over 2008 was Payments with a 98 percent increase from $2.87 billion in 2008 to $5.68 billion in 2009.
2004-2009 Market Overview
Out of 691 transactions tracked by Berkery Noyes between 2007 and 2009 we determined the aggregate transaction values paid for transactions, where the values of 287 were disclosed (known), to be $109.00 billion. Based on known transaction values, using a histogram on a logarithmic scale, we project values of 404 undisclosed (unknown) transactions to be $11.90 billion for a combined total of $120.90 billion worth of transactions tracked over the past three years.
The most active buyer in Financial Technology & Information in terms of volume either purchased direct or through partner or affiliated business between 2007 and 2009 with 12 transactions was SunGard Data Systems Inc.
Berkery Noyes determined that the nearly one-third of companies sold between 2007 and 2009 received transaction values between $7 million to $33 million.
Out of 691 transactions tracked by Berkery Noyes between 2007 and 2009 we found that financially sponsored transactions accounted for 14 percent or 98 transactions and greater than 31 percent or $37.84 billion worth of financially sponsored transactions.