Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure for August 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  7. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  8. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  9. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  10. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  11. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  12. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  13. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  14. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  15. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  16. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  17. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  18. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden
    (VentureBeat)
  19. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  20. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
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