Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $10,300,000,000 Autonomy Hewlett-Packard Software & Services Acquisition
2 $8,500,000,000 Skype Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
3 $7,680,000,000 McAfee Intel Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,400,000,000 SuccessFactors SAP Software & Services Acquisition
5 $2,500,000,000 Savvis CenturyLink Software & Services Acquisition
6 $2,400,000,000 GSI Commerce Ebay Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,841,000,000 Lawson Software Infor Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,640,000,000 Blackboard Providence Equity Partners Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,500,000,000 RightNow Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,400,000,000 Terremark Worldwide Inc. Verizon Communications Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,300,000,000 Blue Coat Thoma Bravo, Teachers’ Private Capital Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,220,000,000 Patni Computer Systems iGATE Software & Services Acquisition
13 $700,000,000 ITA Software Google Software & Services Acquisition
14 $465,000,000 CashEdge Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
15 $440,000,000 DemandTec IBM Software & Services Acquisition
16 $440,000,000 Renaissance Learning Permira Funds Software & Services Acquisition
17 $390,000,000 Clearwell Systems Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
18 $387,000,000 Algorithmics IBM Software & Services Acquisition
19 $380,000,000 Iron Mountains Digital Agency Autonomy Software & Services Acquisition
20 $330,000,000 Interactive TKO CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition

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. SAP Will Buy SuccessFactors For $3.4 Billion (Techcrunch)
  5. CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. eBay Acquires GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion In Cash And Debt (Techcrunch)
  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. Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion (Techcrunch)
  10. Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform (Verizon News Center)
  11. Investor Group Buys Web Security Company Blue Coat For $1.3 Billion In Cash (Techcrunch)
  12. MWS Tracker Spotlight: iGATE Corporation (Nasdaq: IGTE) acquires Patni Computer Systems Limited (BSE: 532517) (Snow Mass Capital Partners)
  13. Google’s $US700m travel market takes off (The Age)
  14. Online Only: CashEdge Purchase Seen Boosting Fiserv P2P, Small Business Offering (Credit Union Times)
  15. IBM Buys Retail Forecasting And Merchandising Software Company DemandTec For $440M (Techcrunch)
  16. Education Software Company Renaissance Learning Acquired By PE Firm For $440 Million (Techcrunch)
  17. Symantec Moves Further Into E-Discovery With Acquisition (Information Week)
  18. IBM Buys Risk Management Analytics Company Algorithmics For $387 million (Techcrunch)
  19. Autonomy Acquires Some Iron Mountain Digital Assets For $380M (The Wall Street Journal)
  20. CA Technologies to buy Interactive TKO for $330 million (Reuters)
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