Top 20 Acquisitions for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
4 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
9 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
10 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
11 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
12 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
13 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition
14 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
15 $250,000,000 Gilt Groupe Hudson’s Bay Company Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $200,000,000 Altair Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $200,000,000 AddThis Oracle Marketing Acquisition
18 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
20 $170,000,000 HP Software OpenText Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  3. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  4. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  5. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  6. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  7. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  8. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  9. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  10. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  11. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  12. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  13. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  14. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  15. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  16. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  17. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  18. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  19. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  20. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)
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