Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,700,000,000SourcefireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$1,900,000,00091 WirelessBaiduMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$1,100,000,000WazeGoogleMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$600,000,000TSL EducationTPGSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$485,723,000OgoneIngenicoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$475,000,000IntucellCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$403,000,000MakerBotStratasysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$370,000,000PPSBaiduSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$155,000,000SkyfireOperaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$136,000,000BankLinkMYOB Finance NZSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$125,000,000Channel IntelligenceGoogleMarketingAcquisition
18$120,000,000mFoundryFISSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$120,000,000NexGen StorageFusion-ioHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$107,000,000JouleXCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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  1. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  2. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  3. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  4. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  5. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  6. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  7. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  8. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  9. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  10. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  11. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  12. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  13. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  14. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  15. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (VentureBeat)
  16. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  17. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  18. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  19. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  20. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)
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