There have been 20 acquisitions in the technology sectors this past July, according to Crunchbase. Most of these acquisitions are related to companies in the healthcare sector, involving software products or services for medical processes and companies specializing in software.
In this post we will focus on the most relevant acquisitions in July 2021 in Spain:
The Catalan company Brodynt Global Services, expert in telecommunications and IT solutions for service companies, was acquired on July 8 by Expereo. This Dutch company offers managed Internet solutions, access to cloud platforms and SD-WAN (software-defined networking). Read more
The Swedish company Vitrolife, which offers products to counteract fertility problems, acquired Igemonix, a Madrid-based company that provides genetic testing services for patients and reproductive health clinics, on July 8. The deal is worth SEK 3.6 billion (just over 350 million euros).
On July 12, the Spanish private equity firm Moira Capital acquired the Murcian company, which specializes in surgery simulations using technologies such as augmented reality and 3D printing. The price of the acquisition was 10 million euros. Read more
The Barcelona-based Spanish cybersecurity specialist was acquired on July 13 by Oupost24, a leading Swedish cyber assessment company specializing in security. Read more
Clinical Trial and Consulting Services or CTI is a U.S. company that offers consulting and clinical trial services bought on the 14th of this month the Basque company Dynakin, the only provider worldwide that combines model-based drug development with GLP biolab, GCP clinical trial design and execution and product-oriented R&D in one place. Read more
Switching sectors a bit, Bruneau which is an online retailer of office furniture, equipment and accessories based in Barcelona was acquired on July 28 by TowerBrook Capital Partners, an English Private Equity. Bruneau was previously owned by Equistone Partners, another Private Equity specialist in the mid-market. Read more
Finally, on July 28, the German open banking platform Finleap connect acquired the Spanish company MyValueSolutions. It offers specialized financial product solutions for small companies, the self-employed and private individuals. Read more
As mentioned at the beginning, most of the acquisitions this month have been to companies related to the software and healthcare sector. But we should not lose sight of other sectors, such as FinTech, a sector in which MyValueSolutions is present, a sector with an amazing growth in the last 5 years and that is getting better every year (you can see here the FinTech Investment Analysis 2021).