Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$485,723,000OgoneIngenicoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$475,000,000IntucellCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$370,000,000PPSBaiduSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$155,000,000SkyfireOperaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$136,000,000BankLinkMYOB Finance NZSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$125,000,000Channel IntelligenceGoogleMarketingAcquisition
12$120,000,000mFoundryFISSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$120,000,000NexGen StorageFusion-ioHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$78,201,000ReveraTelecom Corp of New ZealandHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$107,000,000JouleXCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$105,000,000Ingenuity SystemsQiagen N.V.Hardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$90,000,000PulseLinkedInMobile & AppsAcquisition
19$85,000,000AriesoJDSUHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$82,000,000KoturaMellanox TechnologiesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  3. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  4. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  5. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  6. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  7. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  8. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  9. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (VentureBeat)
  10. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  11. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  12. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  13. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  14. Telecom NZ acquires NZ cloud data centre and infrastructure services firm Revera for NZ$96.5m, est 6.43*2013 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  15. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)
  16. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  17. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  18. eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)
  19. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  20. Mellanox Technologies Acquires Kotura for $82,000,000 (Xconomy)
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