Top 20 North American Deals for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $7,680,000,000 McAfee Inc. Intel Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,700,000,000 Netlogic Broadcom Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $2,500,000,000 Savvis Inc. CenturyLink Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
4 $2,400,000,000 GSI Commerce eBay Software & Services Acquisition
5 $2,250,000,000 Godaddy Consortium Marketing Acquisition
6 $1,841,000,000 Lawson Software Inc. Infor Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,640,000,000 Blackboard Providence Equity Partners Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,500,000,000 Facebook Consortium Media Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Terremark Worldwide Inc. Verizon Communications Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,375,000,000 Seagate Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $990,000,000 BNA Bloomberg Media Acquisition
12 $946,000,000 Groupon Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $800,000,000 Twitter DST Global Media Investment
14 $750,000,000 PopCap Games EA Games Games Acquisition
15 $700,000,000 ITA Software Google Software & Services Acquisition
16 $580,000,000 LitePoint Teradyne Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $575,000,000 Rosetta Publicis Groupe Marketing Acquisition
18 $560,800,000 Network Solutions Web.com Group Inc. Marketing Acquisition
19 $525,000,000 Primedia TPG Capital Media Acquisition
20 $517,000,000 Mediamind DG Marketing Acquisition

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. Web.com 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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