Top 20 Deals for March 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,200,000,000AboveNetZayo GroupHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,700,000,000Cable & Wireless WorldwideVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,000,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$644,000,000City Telecom (Broadband+Telco Assets)CVC Capital PartnersHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$503,873,000GameABCZheBao MediaGamesAcquisition
11$500,000,000Double DownInternational Game TechnologyGamesAcquisition
12$494,000,000Gennum CorporationSemtechHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$479,800,000Bol.comRoyal AholdEcommerceAcquisition
15$334,000,000SeaMicroAMDHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$300,000,000TranscendNuance CommunicationsSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$291,000,000Archipelago LearningPLATO LearningSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$287,500,000TaxACTInfoSpaceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$275,000,000ConvioBlackbaudSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  2. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (So Cal Tech)
  3. Zayo Group To Acquire High Bandwidth Connectivity Company AboveNet For $2.2 Billion (Techcrunch)
  4. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  5. Vodafone Buys Cable & Wireless For $1.7B, Gives Mobile Carrier Bigger Window On Enterprise, Broadband (Techcrunch)
  6. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  7. Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn and everyone hates it already (The Guardian)
  8. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (Techcrunch)
  9. CVC acquires Hong Kong Broadband Network (Global Telecoms Business)
  10. [Updated]Shanda Selling Two Gaming Subsidiaries (Tech Node)
  11. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  12. Semtech To Pay $494M For Data Communications Firm Gennum (SoCal Tech)
  13. Royal Ahold acquires (The Deal Pipiline)
  14. Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  15. AMD Completes SeaMicro Buy (Silicon Tap )
  16. More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million (Techcrunch)
  17. Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  18. Archipelago Learning Acquired By Private Equity Firm (Texas Tech Pulse)
  19. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  20. Convio Acquired By Blackbaud For $275M (Texas Tech Pulse)
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