Asia Pacific Tech Acquisition Trends
As organisations demand more industry-ready and localised services, global technology companies feel an active need to re-evaluate their capabilities and bridge gaps through partnerships and acquisitions. Ecosystm has been helping global technology companies evolve their partner strategies to remain relevant to the Asia Pacific market.
Our analysis of the tech acquisition landscape in Asia Pacific over the last three years shows that:
- While global tech providers are expanding their presence in Australia and Singapore, emerging markets in Southeast Asia are receiving a fair share of attention. 17% of tech acquisitions by global tech companies between 2020-22 have been in these markets.
- A quarter of the acquisitions were for product and platform capabilities. The rest were all done to bolster services portfolios – such as managed technology, business process, implementation & integration and consulting services.
- A large percentage of the acquisitions are to bolster industry capabilities through transformative technologies such as AI/ML, cloud and cybersecurity.
Here is the analysis of more than 100 acquisitions made by large global tech companies in Asia Pacific between 2020-2022.
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