Review of the June 2020 HR Tech M&A and fundraising activity, update on HR Tech valuations and peer benchmarking, job market activity by country, and key highlights from earnings reports other operational updates.
Review of the May 2020 HR Tech M&A and fundraising activity, update on HR Tech public market valuations and peer benchmarking, job market activity by country and key highlights from earnings reports and outlook statements by listed HR Tech companies.
We are delighted to present our 2019 analysis of M&A and investment trends in the HR Tech sector. This is the second year in a row we release such a report, after the overwhelmingly positive reception of the inaugural publication.
Similar to last year, in this report we share some of the insights and observations we have gathered from working with companies and investors in the Human Capital Management space over the last 12 months. We review the most prevalent M&A and investment themes, analyse notable transactions and highlight the factors that are likely to drive corporate finance activity for HR Tech businesses going forward.
Below are the key takeaways. You can request the full report here.
Client Briefing Note:
Salesforce reported reported Q1 FY19 revenue growth of 25% YoY, consistent with its remarkable historical performance. The company reported double-digit growth in all relevant metrics, exceeded analyst expectations and company guidance, and raised expectations for future performance across the board. Growth is showing no signs of decelerating, despite the company surpassing $12bn in ARR.
This briefing note analyses the core pillars of Salesforce's performance, the company's latest acquisitions and the implications for Salesforce's growth strategy, competitive positioning and outlook.
Like so many other industries, the Human Capital sector is faced with continued change and disruption. From updated recruitment methods for attracting and supporting an increasingly transient workforce to employee engagement and the push towards a digital workforce experience, technology is transforming the future of work.
In the report (available here), we explore the latest HR Tech sector tends, review recent M&A and investment activity, compare valuation multiples (trading and acquisition) and analyse the strategy of key players in the space.