Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
2 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
4 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
7 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
11 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
12 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
13 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $78,201,000 Revera Telecom Corp of New Zealand Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $107,000,000 JouleX Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition
19 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $82,000,000 Kotura Mellanox Technologies Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

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. Carsales.com 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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