Top 20 Acquisitions for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
4$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
8$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
13$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
16$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
19$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
20$170,000,000HP SoftwareOpenTextSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

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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