Top 20 North American Deals for 2011

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$7,680,000,000McAfee Inc.IntelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$3,700,000,000NetlogicBroadcomHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,500,000,000Savvis Inc.CenturyLink Inc.Software & ServicesAcquisition
4$2,400,000,000GSI CommerceeBaySoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,841,000,000Lawson Software Inc.InforSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,640,000,000BlackboardProvidence Equity PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$1,400,000,000Terremark Worldwide Inc.Verizon Communications Inc.Software & ServicesAcquisition
10$1,375,000,000SeagateSamsungHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$800,000,000TwitterDST GlobalMediaInvestment
14$750,000,000PopCap GamesEA GamesGamesAcquisition
15$700,000,000ITA SoftwareGoogleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$580,000,000LitePointTeradyneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$575,000,000RosettaPublicis GroupeMarketingAcquisition
18$560,800,000Network Group Inc.MarketingAcquisition
19$525,000,000PrimediaTPG CapitalMediaAcquisition

More information

  1. Intel Closes $7.68 Billion McAfee Acquisition (Techcrunch)
  2. Broadcom Buys Chipmaking Technology Company Netlogic For $3.7 Billion (Techcrunch)
  3. CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis (Wall Street Journal)
  4. eBay Acquires GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion In Cash And Debt (Techcrunch)
  5. Go Daddy Acquired For $2.25 Billion (IM Grind)
  6. Infor Acquires Lawson Software for $2 Billion (Industry Week)
  7. Blackboard to be Acquired by Providence Equity Partners for $45.00 Per Share in Cash or $1.64 Billion (PR Newswire)
  8. Facebook raises $1.5B, at valuation of $50B (Computerworld)
  9. Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform (Verizon News Center)
  10. Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations Sale And More (Techcrunch)
  11. Bloomberg Buys Legal Database Provider BNA For $990 million (Paid Content)
  12. Groupon Raises $950 Million [CONFIRMED] (Mashable)
  13. Twitter: That Giant RoundOf Funding? Yup, We Closed It (Business Insider)
  14. PopCap Games Acquired By EA For $750M (Northwest Innovation)
  15. Google’s $US700m travel market takes off (The Age)
  16. LitePoint Acquired By Teradyne (Silicon Tap)
  17. Publicis Groupe to Acquire Digital Shop Rosetta for $575 Million (Ad Age News Agency)
  18. Buys Domain Registrar And Hosting Company Network Solutions For $560.8 Million (Techcrunch)
  19. Primedia Acquired By TPG Capital For $525 Million (Techcrunch)
  20. Ad Services Provider DG Buys MediaMind For $517 million (Paid Content)
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