Acquisitions

Security

Massive Funding Rounds Flow into the Video Surveillance Market

July 22nd, 2021
Smart Buildings

Overview of Q1 2021 Acquisitions in the Smart Buildings Space

April 19th, 2021
Security

Analysis of M&A Deals in the Physical Security Business

M&A data collected by Memoori over the last 18 years shows that the Physical Security industry has gone through 4 cycles of growth and decline sometimes exaggerated by a number of billion dollar deals in one year, or increased activity from Private Equity or buyers outside the physical security industry. Memoori’s annual world report The […]

Smart Buildings

Strategic Acquisitions of Startups in the Smart Buildings Space

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. According to our recently published Startups Report, M&A continues to be a significant growth strategy for many incumbents providing solutions and services in the smart buildings space, as they seek to augment their portfolio offerings. Startup companies are becoming increasingly attractive targets for […]

Smart Cities

Autodesk Continues its Digital Construction Crusade with Spacemaker.ai Acquisition

Last week, US-based software giant Autodesk announced the acquisition of Norway-based urban development startup Spacemaker.ai for a reported $240 million. The all-cash-deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions that repeatedly underline Autodesk’s determination to drive the digital evolution in the infamously antiquated construction sector. For a company that also serves the engineering, manufacturing, […]

Smart Cities

NVIDIA Looks Well Positioned to Strong-ARM the Entire Technology Sector

“Thirty years ago, a visionary team of computer scientists in Cambridge, UK, invented a new CPU architecture optimized for energy-efficiency and a licensing business model that enables broad adoption. Engineers designed ARM CPUs into everything from smartphones and PCs to cloud data centers and supercomputers. An astounding 180 billion computers have been built with ARM […]

Smart Cities

The Digital Disruption for Post-COVID Construction

“While sectors such as retail and manufacturing have reinvented themselves, construction seems stuck in a time warp,” states a 2018 report by McKinsey & Co. that echos the voice of the whole industry over the last few decades. “Construction lags significantly behind other sectors in its use of digital tools and is slow to adopt […]

Smart Buildings

Strategic Change for Leading BMS Integrator in the Nordic Region

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. Nordomatic, the Nordic region’s largest independent building management systems (BMS) integrator has been acquired by a new majority owner. Trill Impact is a private equity firm targeting mid-sized companies in Northern Europe with the potential to accelerate value creation while contributing to UN […]

Security

Will COVID-19 Drive Physical Security Consolidation Through M&A?

Our world annual report on the Physical Security business has charted M&A activity since 2008. Over the last few months we have published a few articles analysing the various outcomes that COVID-19 has caused the business during the first quarter of 2020. In particular we have looked at areas of the business that by 2021 […]

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