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 $3,400,000,000 SuccessFactors SAP Software & Services Acquisition
4 $2,500,000,000 Savvis Inc. CenturyLink Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
5 $2,400,000,000 GSI Commerce Ebay Software & Services Acquisition
6 $2,250,000,000 Godaddy Consortium Marketing Acquisition
7 $1,841,000,000 Lawson Software Inc. Infor Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,640,000,000 Blackboard Providence Equity Partners Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,500,000,000 Facebook Consortium Media Investment
10 $1,500,000,000 RightNow Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,400,000,000 Terremark Worldwide Inc. Verizon Communications Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,375,000,000 Seagate Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $990,000,000 BNA Bloomberg Media Acquisition
14 $950,000,000 Groupon Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $800,000,000 Twitter DST Global Media Investment
16 $780,000,000 Tekelec Consortium Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $750,000,000 PopCap Games Electronic Arts Games Acquisition
18 $700,000,000 ITA Software Google Software & Services Acquisition
19 $650,000,000 Targus Information Corp NeuStar Marketing Acquisition
20 $580,000,000 LitePoint Teradyne Hardware & Infrastructure 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. 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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