SOURCE: PrivCo Media LLC

PrivCo Media LLC

February 26, 2013 06:00 ET

PrivCo -- The Top 10 U.S. Cities for Private Tech M&A in 2012

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 26, 2013) - PrivCo has just released its Annual Private Tech Company M&A Research Report: "The Top 100 Acquirers Of U.S. Private Tech Companies In 2012: The Most Active Acquirers, The Companies They Acquired, What They Paid, Top 10 Target Company Cities, Financial and Law Firm Deal Advisor League Tables, and More." Included in this comprehensive, 350-plus page report are exclusive rankings of the Top U.S. Cities For Private Tech M&A, based on the number of private tech companies acquired in 2012.

PrivCo has provided its Exclusive Top 10 Ranking below, with Silicon Valley ranking as the #1 metro area with 226 private tech company acquisitions in 2012. Ranked just behind it were New York (Ranked #2) & Boston (Ranked #3). Interestingly, up-and-coming tech hubs like New York City, Los Angeles, and Atlanta are challenging traditional leaders like Raleigh-Durham's "research triangle" and biotech hub San Diego, who missed this year's Top 10 U.S. Cities For Private Tech M&A.

Top 10 U.S. Cities For Private Tech M&A in 2012

(Ranked By Total Number of U.S. Private Tech Companies Acquired in Each Metro Area)

1. Silicon Valley
2. New York
3. Boston
4. Los Angeles
5. Seattle
6. Austin
7. Washington, D.C. (Arlington)
8. Atlanta
9. Dallas
10. Houston

To access PrivCo's 350 page 2012 Private Tech M&A Industry Report:

Included in the Report:

  • The Top 100 Most Active Acquirers of Private Tech Companies of 2012
  • The Most Active Tech Sectors in 2012 M&A
  • The Top Financial / Legal Advisors For Private Tech M&A of 2012
  • The Most Active Acquirers of Venture-Backed Private Tech Companies in 2012
  • Average M&A Deal-Multiples For Key Tech Sectors, From Internet to Software
  • The Top 10 Most Active Private Equity Firm Acquirers of Private Tech Companies in 2012

About PrivCo

Based in New York, PrivCo is the leading provider of private company financial data and business research. PrivCo publishes exclusive financial data on over 168,000 private companies, as well as over 51,000 private company deal details, including private company mergers & acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, leveraged buyouts, pre-IPO activity, restructurings, and more.

Topics: Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Legal Advisors, Investment Banks, Banking, Technology, Metro M&A Rankings, Private Equity

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