Top 20 Deals for November 2011

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$10,300,000,000AutonomyHewlett-PackardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$8,500,000,000SkypeMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$7,680,000,000McAfeeIntelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$3,700,000,000NetlogicBroadcomHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$3,400,000,000SuccessFactorsSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$3,100,000,000Atheros CommunicationsQualcommHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$2,500,000,000SavvisCenturyLinkSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$2,400,000,000GSI CommerceEbaySoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$1,841,000,000Lawson SoftwareInforSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,640,000,000BlackboardProvidence Equity PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$1,500,000,000RightNowOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$1,400,000,000Terremark WorldwideVerizon CommunicationsSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$1,375,000,000SeagateSamsungHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$1,300,000,000Blue CoatThoma Bravo, Teachers’ Private CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$1,220,000,000Patni Computer SystemsiGATESoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. HP to acquire enterprise player Autonomy for $10.3B (Venturebeat)
  2. It’s Official: Microsoft Acquires Skype For $8.5 Billion In Cash (Paid Content)
  3. Intel Closes $7.68 Billion McAfee Acquisition (Techcrunch)
  4. Broadcom Buys Chipmaking Technology Company Netlogic For $3.7 Billion (Techcrunch)
  5. SAP Will Buy SuccessFactors For $3.4 Billion (Techcrunch)
  6. Qualcomm acquires Atheros for 3.1 Billion deal (Silicon India)
  7. CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. eBay Acquires GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion In Cash And Debt (Techcrunch)
  9. Go Daddy Acquired For $2.25 Billion (IM Grind)
  10. Infor Acquires Lawson Software for $2 Billion (Industry Week)
  11. Blackboard to be Acquired by Providence Equity Partners for $45.00 Per Share in Cash or $1.64 Billion (PR Newswire)
  12. Chinese e-Commerce Site 360buy Grabs $1.5B From DST And Others (Techcrunch)
  13. Facebook raises $1.5B, at valuation of $50B (Computer World)
  14. Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion (Techcrunch)
  15. Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform (Verizon News Center)
  16. Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations Sale And More (Techcrunch)
  17. Investor Group Buys Web Security Company Blue Coat For $1.3 Billion In Cash (Techcrunch)
  18. MWS Tracker Spotlight: iGATE Corporation (Nasdaq: IGTE) acquires Patni Computer Systems Limited (BSE: 532517) (Snow Mass Capital Partners)
  19. Bloomberg Buys Legal Database Provider BNA For $990 million (Paid Content)
  20. Groupon Raises $950 Million [CONFIRMED] (Mashable)
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