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Critical Steps to follow for a successful Tech acquisition.

Since 2015, over one-third of acquisitions in the African tech space have involved South African companies.

According to Disrupt Africa’s 2022 South Africa Startup Ecosystem Report, the South African startup environment is the best in the world for exit mergers and acquisitions.

  • Acquiring companies can gain an infusion of technology that creates a competitive edge or provides an entry into a new vertical market. An acquisition can also give an IT vendor additional manufacturing capacity or help a solution provider establish a foothold in new geographies.
  • The value of South African mergers and acquisitions increased by 958 per cent from the same period in 2020 to US$52 billion in the first half of 2021, from a total of 169 deals.
  • 2022 began with Volaris Group’s $88 million acquisition of software, and IT firm Adapt IT in January.

According to Refinitiv Data, the value of South African mergers and acquisitions increased …