02 Jan '12, 12am

KKR's GoDaddy Among Record $141.6 Billion Investment Year; e-Commerce Up 289% Over 2010

2011 was a great year for dealmaking. There were 3,026 transactions totaling $141.6 billion this year in the marketing, media, technology and service industries, with the number of deals jumping 187% compared with 2010, according to investment banking firm Petsky Prunier LLC. The value of those transactions increased 152% compared with 2010, the firm adds. The e-commerce and digital media segment was the most active within the marketing, media, technology and service industries, with 1,159 deals valued at more than $44 billion. Compared with last year, deal volume in this segment nearly tripled, while transaction value increased by 289%, Petsky Prunier says. The segment also accounted for one of the largest deals of the year, Microsoft Corp.'s $8.5 billion acquisition of instant messaging service Skype. The second most active mergers and acquisitions segment in 2011 was ma...

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