Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> November 14, 2012

M&A Expected to Continue in Application Software

Moerdler, Mark
Mark Moerdler, Ph.D., is the Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC, covering the global software industry. Before joining Sanford C. Bernstein, he was Vice President of Strategy for Mergers and Acquisition at CA Technologies, Inc. He joined CA Technologies in June 2006 as Vice President of Business Unit Strategy, when the company he cofounded, MDY Advanced Technologies, Inc., was acquired by CA. At the time, MDY Advanced Technologies was the leader in records management software, according to Gartner and Forrester Research. Dr. Moerdler received two master's degrees and a Ph.D. in computer science from Columbia University. Profile
TWST: Last time we spoke in May, you said M&A activity was heating up in the software sector. What has transpired on that front since then, and what is your outlook for M&A in 2013?