After a strong recovery, most valuations in the Software Industry are back on pre-Covid-19 levels or above.
Listed software companies have suffered very temporarily in March 20 and from thereon contrarily helped to overcome the crisis with their digital nature. This can be seen in current Multiples at or near Year-to-Date-high. Especially CAD/PLM and SCM-Software companies all leading the pack.
Carlsquare has been an active player throughout and right after the Crisis, advising on transactions ranging from 20 Mil. to almost 1 Bil. Euros. We could close deals with renown financials investors such as Paragon, FSN, Charterhouse and Marlin Equity, but also successfully worked with Strategic investors such as Visma, Valantic, McKinsey and Allgeier. So, we know the valuations and relevant investors.