The Taylor Wessing Technology Barometer — Q4 2012

Against a backdrop of gradually improving growth and employment across the UK, but a stormy outlook in much of the Eurozone, this quarter’s edition of the Taylor Wessing Technology Barometer is a positive read.

The technology sector has continued to perform strongly and what is particularly encouraging is that this is not driven by M&A activity which it was last quarter. This is echoed from a Taylor Wessing perspective where we have seen a large volume of activity in this sector, including the IPO of blur Marketing. We hope echoes an increasing appetite for investment via the public markets. Whether activity will return to previous levels, and if so when, remains to be seen but we believe that strong rapid-growth businesses like Blur will generate interest and drive activity.

Last quarter we mentioned that boardroom confidence was high, our survey continues to show that senior executives are confident on the outlook for the technology sector…

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