Acquisitions

Smart Buildings

2 Workplace Experience Deals in 1 Day Signals Growing Competition for Dominance

October 20th, 2021
Smart Cities

BP’s Blueprint for Decarbonizing Commercial Real Estate

October 12th, 2021
Smart Buildings

BMS Vendors Address the Small to Mid-Sized Commercial Buildings Market

The leading building automation players are investing and partnering with startup companies who have developed lower cost solutions for the light commercial buildings market.  The latest example is the Siemens acquisition of French startup, Wattsense, which enables the leading player to address this market. The acquisition by the former Building Technologies business, part of Siemens Smart […]

Smart Buildings

Finnish FM Company, Caverion Strengthens European Building Automation Presence

Caverion, a Finnish listed company with €2.2 billion Euro revenues in 2020, is active in 11 countries in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, supported by over 15,000 service and project employees. The group, formed in 2013 as a demerger of YIT Building Systems business, provides built environment services, such as technical maintenance and property management […]

Security

Improved Business Results for dormakaba in a Demanding Environment

dormakaba Group, one of the top three companies in the global access solutions market, finished FY 2020/21 (year ending 30 June 2021) with good business results that marked an improvement on the previous year.  Overall, consolidated net sales amounted to CHF 2,499.7 million (the previous year CHF 2,539.8 million), a decline of 1.6% (CHF 40.1 million). The company recorded organic sales […]

Smart Buildings

Workplace Technology M&A Shows a Rapid Rise in 2021

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. Workplace technology has become a significant focus for acquisition activity this year as 15 M&A deals to date enable commercial real estate stakeholders to augment their software and IoT offerings.   The strategic rationale for deals is on expanding solutions that address landlords’ needs to ensure […]

Security

Massive Funding Rounds Flow into the Video Surveillance Market

Our smart buildings and smart cities are now being designed to sense and understand the world around them much like humans do. Networks of sensors hear via microphones in voice control, smell via air quality or gas monitors and feel via temperature, humidity, or pressure sensors. However, like in humans, sight is generally accepted as […]

Smart Buildings

Overview of Q1 2021 Acquisitions in the Smart Buildings Space

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. In the first quarter of 2021, Memoori recorded 58 acquisitions in the Smart Buildings space, continuing the trend in the acquisition of IoT technology to enhance the workplace experience of building occupants and to sense, control, visualize, monitor and predict a range of […]

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 […]

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