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- A total of 22 merger/acquisition transactions involving Minnesota-based technology firms was reported January 1 – June 30, 2017. This is on pace to reach ~45 total deals by the end of this year, which would be par with 2016 (45) though down from a peak of 63 deals in 2014.
Minnesota Tech M&A deals by year 2012-2016
April was the busiest month so far (5), June the slowest (2); mean = 3.6/mo YTD
11 Minnesota Buyers, 7 Minnesota Sellers, 4 involved both YTD
Categorical breakdown YTD
Geographical view (red=MN sold to; green=MN bought from)
+ The only “startup” involved in M&A so far this year is Gravie, which acquired Medicare broker Breitenfeldt Group
+The only consumer deal was E-commerce site Fetch bought by Chuck and Dons.
+ All archived data is linked here – contact us to purchase a spreadsheet.