Data, AI/analytics and development tools M&A tracker: trends and analysis 2H 2022

22 February 2023 | Research

Stephen Burton | Adaora Okeleke

Tracker report | PPTX and PDF (6 slides) | Data, AI and Development Platforms

"AI and analytics tools were the most-sought-after capabilities between 1H 2018 and 2H 2022, because of the importance of automation and optimisation in driving improved operations and customer experience in the telecoms market."


Vendors are using acquisitions to enhance their data management, AI/analytics and development (DAD) capabilities. Most of the deals captured in Analysys Mason’s Data, AI/analytics and development tools M&A tracker between 1H 2018 and 2H 2022 included AI and/or analytics capabilities, and were conducted by software (platform or application) vendors. This report analyses and quantifies and highlights key information relating to these trends.

Information included in this report

  • Analysis of most-sought-after data, AI/analytics and development capabilities in the market
  • Data on the distribution of announcements by vendor segment
  • Analysis of key market trends that may have prompted the acquisition of assets


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