Top 20 Acquisitions for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
2 $500,000,000 Double Down International Game Technology Games Acquisition
3 $494,000,000 Gennum Corporation Semtech Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $287,500,000 TaxACT InfoSpace Software & Services Acquisition
5 $275,000,000 Convio Blackbaud Software & Services Acquisition
6 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
7 $160,000,000 ADAPTIX Acacia Research Software & Services Acquisition
8 $146,300,000 M5 Networks ShoreTel Software & Services Acquisition
9 $125,000,000 InfiniBand Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $115,000,000 LiveOffice Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
11 $59,000,000 Miyowa Synchronoss Software & Services Acquisition
12 $51,800,000 Picochip Mindspeed Technologies Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $35,000,000 Unity Semiconductor Rambus Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $35,000,000 Voxel Internap Software & Services Acquisition
15 $27,000,000 Sezmi KIT digital Software & Services Acquisition
16 $26,500,000 Integral Sage Pay Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $17,100,000 CaseCentral Guidance Software Software & Services Acquisition
18 $16,500,000 Bold Software LogMeIn Software & Services Acquisition
19 $15,000,000 Rapportive LinkedIn Software & Services Acquisition
20 $9,000,000 LeadFormix CallidusCloud Marketing Acquisition

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  1. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  2. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  3. Semtech To Pay $494M For Data Communications Firm Gennum (SoCal Tech)
  4. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  5. Convio Acquired By Blackbaud For $275M (Texas Tech Pulse)
  6. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  7. Patent Troll Buys ADAPTIX (And Its 4G Technology Patents) For $160M (Techcrunch)
  8. ShoreTel Picks Up M5 Networks (FinSMEs)
  9. Intel Acquires Fabric Technology InfiniBand From Qlogic For $125M (Techcrunch)
  10. Symantec Buys Cloud-Based Email Archiving Company LiveOffice For $115M (Techcrunch)
  11. Synchronoss Buys Mobile Social Network Maker Miyowa For Up To $59M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  12. Mindspeed Completes Picochip Buy (SoCal Tech)
  13. Rambus Buys Unity Semiconductor (Silicon Tap)
  14. Internap Buys Hosting, Cloud Services Company Voxel For Up To $35 Million (Techcrunch)
  15. No Cable Killer After All: KIT digital Buys Assets Of Sezmi For $27 Million (Techcrunch)
  16. Sage Pay acquires Dublin company Integral for €20m (Silicon Republic)
  17. Guidance Software Acquires CaseCentral (SoCal Tech)
  18. LogMeIn Acquires Web Chat Company Bold Software For $16.5 M (Techcrunch)
  19. LinkedIn Picks Up Rapportive For Around $15 Million (Techcrunch)
  20. CallidusCloud Acquires Marketing Automation SaaS LeadFormix For $9 Million Cash (Techcrunch)
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