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 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
5 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
6 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
10 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
14 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
15 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
16 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $107,000,000 JouleX Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  4. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  5. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  7. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  8. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  9. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  10. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  11. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  12. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (VentureBeat)
  13. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  14. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  15. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  16. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  17. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)
  18. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  19. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  20. Carsales.com eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)
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