Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 Netlogic Broadcom Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $3,100,000,000 Atheros Communications Qualcomm Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,375,000,000 Seagate Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $820,000,000 Point VeriFone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $580,000,000 LitePoint Teradyne Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $500,000,000 Anobit Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $360,000,000 Provigent Broadcom Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $327,000,000 Pliant Technology SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $315,000,000 Kobo Rakuten Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $298,275,500 CSK Corporation Sumitomo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $265,000,000 LightSquared Harbinger Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $210,000,000 SiGe Semiconductor Skyworks Solutions Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $61,000,000 XETA Technologies PAETEC Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $50,000,000 Coraid Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $50,000,000 Razer IDG-Accel Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $49,000,000 Tower Cloud Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $46,190,000 Adapt Lyceum Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $40,000,000 Jawbone Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $35,000,000 eRecyclingCorps Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $35,000,000 ZINK Genii Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Broadcom Buys Chipmaking Technology Company Netlogic For $3.7 Billion (Techcrunch)
  2. Qualcomm acquires Atheros for 3.1 Billion deal (Silicon India)
  3. Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations Sale And More (Techcrunch)
  4. VeriFone Buys European Payments Processing Company Point For Over $1 Billion (Techcrunch)
  5. LitePoint Acquired By Teradyne (Silicon Tap)
  6. Apple Buys Israeli Flash Storage Maker In $500 Million Deal (Paid Content)
  7. Broadcom announces $360m acquisition of Provigent (Globes)
  8. SanDisk Acquires Flash Disk Maker Pliant Technology For $327M Plus Earn-out (Techcrunch)
  9. Japanese E-Commerce Company Rakuten Buys E-Reading Platform Kobo For $315M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  10. CSK CORPORATION (CSK Press Release)
  11. Falcone’s LightSquared raises $265 million in funding (Reuters)
  12. Skyworks to buy SiGe Semiconductor for $210m (Semiconductor Today)
  13. XETA Technologies Announces Closing of Merger With PAETEC (Bio Portfolio)
  14. Coraid Raises $50 Million For Next-Gen Elastic Data Storage (Techcrunch)
  15. Razer Pulls In $50 Million In Capital From IDG And Accel (Techcrunch)
  16. Tower Cloud Secures $49M (FinSMEs)
  17. Adapt Receives £30M Investment from Lyceum Capital (FinSMEs)
  18. UP Maker Jawbone Bites Into Another $40 Million (Techcrunch)
  19. eRecyclingCorps Raises $35M From Kleiner Perkins To Attack The E-Waste Problem (Techcrunch)
  20. ZINK Raises $35 Million, Aims To Popularize Ink-Free Printing (Techcrunch)
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