IT Management Slideshow: What Tech CFOs Expect in 2012By Dennis McCafferty | Posted 03-23-2012
No Title - Page 1
73% of CFOs at tech companies expect revenues to increase during the next 12 months, down from 77% a year ago.
No Title - Page 2
2.6% is the average projected increase in 2012 revenue, down from the 10.4% forecasted in 2011.
No Title - Page 3
75% of CFOs surveyed expect merger and acquisition activity to increase in 2012.
No Title - Page 4
77% of CFOs say the motivation for M&A activity will be strategic growth, as opposed to holding current market position.
No Title - Page 5
Tech Industry Segments with Most Projected M&A Activity:â¢ Traditional software (as cited by 39% of CFOs at tech companies)â¢ Media/telecom (33%)â¢ Biotech/life sciences (12%)â¢ Hardware (11%)
No Title - Page 6
63% of CFOs surveyed say they expect IPO activity to increase this year.
No Title - Page 7
76% of CFOs say they feel better about their company's ability to access capital and credit in 2012 than they did last year.
No Title - Page 8
38% of the CFOs actually plan to seek additional capital this year even with the access, signifying adequate cash reserves.
No Title - Page 9
Of those seeking additional capital, 55% of tech-company CFOs will focus on debt.