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$3,400,000,000SuccessFactorsSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$2,500,000,000Savvis Inc.CenturyLink Inc.Software & ServicesAcquisition
5$2,400,000,000GSI CommerceEbaySoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,841,000,000Lawson Software Inc.InforSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,640,000,000BlackboardProvidence Equity PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$1,500,000,000RightNowOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,400,000,000Terremark Worldwide Inc.Verizon Communications Inc.Software & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,375,000,000SeagateSamsungHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$800,000,000TwitterDST GlobalMediaInvestment
16$780,000,000TekelecConsortiumMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$750,000,000PopCap GamesElectronic ArtsGamesAcquisition
18$700,000,000ITA SoftwareGoogleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$650,000,000Targus Information CorpNeuStarMarketingAcquisition
20$580,000,000LitePointTeradyneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

More information

  1. Intel Closes $7.68 Billion McAfee Acquisition (Techcrunch)
  2. Broadcom Buys Chipmaking Technology Company Netlogic For $3.7 Billion (Techcrunch)
  3. SAP Will Buy SuccessFactors For $3.4 Billion (Techcrunch)
  4. CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. eBay Acquires GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion In Cash And Debt (Techcrunch)
  6. Go Daddy Acquired For $2.25 Billion (IM Grind)
  7. Infor Acquires Lawson Software for $2 Billion (Industry Week)
  8. Blackboard to be Acquired by Providence Equity Partners for $45.00 Per Share in Cash or $1.64 Billion (PR Newswire)
  9. Facebook raises $1.5B, at valuation of $50B (Computer World)
  10. Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion (Techcrunch)
  11. Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform (Verizon News Center)
  12. Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations Sale And More (Techcrunch)
  13. Bloomberg Buys Legal Database Provider BNA For $990 million (Paid Content)
  14. Groupon Raises $950 Million [CONFIRMED] (Mashable)
  15. Twitter: That Giant RoundOf Funding? Yup, We Closed It (Business Insider)
  16. Investor Group Buys Mobile Broadband Solutions Company Tekelec For $780M (Techcrunch)
  17. PopCap Games Acquired By EA For $750M (Northwest Innovation)
  18. Google’s $US700m travel market takes off (The Age)
  19. NeuStar To Acquire On-Demand Customer Insight Provider TARGUSinfo For $650 Million (Techcrunch)
  20. LitePoint Acquired By Teradyne (Silicon Tap)
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