Q3 2023 Automotive & AutoTech Industry Update

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GCG’s Q3 2023 Automotive & AutoTech Industry Update provides an overview of the latest trends in the sector, including recent performance, valuation multiples, and the state of the middle-market M&A environment.

Key findings include the following:

  • Automotive announced transactions continued to decline in Q3 with 100 announced deals in Q3 2023, representing a 19% year-over-year decrease. This is lower still from the prior quarter as there were 137 announced automotive transactions in Q2 2023.

  • In Q3 2023, there were 20 announced AutoTech transactions, up from 15 in Q2 and up significantly from Q3 2022 where only 8 transactions were announced. In Q3 2023, Hardware deals made up the majority of M&A activity and outpaced Software deals for the first time since Q3 2022.

  • The S&P 500 and NASDAQ composite indices continued to outperform AutoTech Software and Hardware public stock performance over the past 3 years, however, these stocks have rebounded and now outpace the indices over the last twelve months. Automotive Manufacturers and Retailers have outperformed the S&P 500 and Dow Jones performance over the past 3 years and the last twelve months, collectively.

  • GCG has updated the AutoTech industry landscape with additional industry subsectors and key industry players to accurately reflect the broad state of the market.


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