The 2016 Minnesota Tech M&A Review


Franklin PartnersThank you to Franklin Partners for underwriting this report.

A total of 45 merger / acquisition transactions involving Minnesota-based technology firms was reported in 2016.

This is down from 47 reported in 2015; there were 63 in 2014, 59 in 2013, and 45 in 2012 – when the annual M&A review first began.

This is the most comprehensive analysis of local tech deals, yet it’s always imperfect because there are off the record/undisclosed transactions.  Observations based off the numbers for 2016: