Archive | Acquisitions RSS feed for this section

Top 20 Acquisitions for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
6$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
11$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
13$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
15$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
17$170,000,000HP SoftwareOpenTextSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$100,000,000BitstripsSnapchatMediaAcquisition
19$100,000,000mophieZAGGEcommerceAcquisition
20$89,612,000BigpointYouzu InteractiveSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  2. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  3. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  4. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  5. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  6. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  7. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  8. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  9. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  10. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  11. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  12. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  13. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  14. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  15. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  16. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  17. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)
  18. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  19. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)
  20. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)

Top 20 Acquisitions for March 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
6$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
8$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
9$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
11$100,000,000mophieZAGGEcommerceAcquisition
12$100,000,000BitstripsSnapchatMediaAcquisition
13$89,612,000BigpointYouzu InteractiveSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$45,000,000HeyzapFyberMarketingAcquisition
15$45,000,000IIDInfobloxSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$32,700,000Pakedge Device and SoftwareControl4Software & ServicesAcquisition
17$25,887,130Moip PagamentosWirecardTransactionsAcquisition
18$21,000,000GibbonDegreedTransactionsAcquisition
19$15,000,000ChileautosCarsales.com.auTransactionsAcquisition
20$11,686,290InfoReadyMelbourne ITSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  2. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  3. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  4. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  5. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  6. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  7. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  8. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  9. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  10. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  11. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)
  12. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  13. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  14. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)
  15. Infoblox Acquires IID, for $45M (FinSMEs)
  16. Pakedge Device and Software Acquired For $32.7M By Control4 (SocalTech)
  17. Wirecard Acquires Moip Pagamentos, for €23.5M (FinSMEs)
  18. Fueled By $21MM In Recent Series B Funding, Degreed Acquires European Learning Company, Gibbon (PR Newswire)
  19. Carsales.com.au acquires 83 percent stake in Chileautos for US$15 million to expand international footprint (Startup Daily)
  20. Melbourne IT snaps up InfoReady for $15.4M (Channel Life)

Top 20 Acquisitions for February 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
4$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
6$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
7$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$100,000,000mophieZAGGEcommerceAcquisition
9$45,000,000HeyzapFyberMarketingAcquisition
10$45,000,000IIDInfobloxSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$32,700,000Pakedge Device and SoftwareControl4Software & ServicesAcquisition
12$25,887,130Moip PagamentosWirecardTransactionsAcquisition
13$8,000,000BandPageYouTubeMediaAcquisition
14$5,000,000TechAcademyUnitedTransactionsAcquisition
15$2,600,000Truven Health AnalyticsIBMSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16UndisclosedTalkoMicrosoftMobile & AppsAcquisition
17UndisclosedAscending TechnologiesIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18UndisclosedShifuPaytmMobile & AppsAcquisition
19UndisclosedBlynkKik InteractiveMobile & AppsAcquisition
20UndisclosedCRMWaypointAccentureMarketingAcquisition

More information

  1. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  2. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  3. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  4. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  5. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  6. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  7. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  8. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)
  9. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)
  10. Infoblox Acquires IID, for $45M (FinSMEs)
  11. Pakedge Device and Software Acquired For $32.7M By Control4 (SocalTech)
  12. Wirecard Acquires Moip Pagamentos, for €23.5M (FinSMEs)
  13. YouTube Buys BandPage to Create New Revenue Opportunities for Musicians (Gadgets 360)
  14. Japan’s online coding bootcamp platform TechAcademy acquired for $5 million (The Bridge)
  15. IBM Acquiring Truven Health Analytics For $2.6 Billion And Adding It To Watson Health (TechCrunch)
  16. Microsoft Acquires Talko (FinSMEs)
  17. Intel Acquires German Drone Startup Ascending Technologies (TechCrunch)
  18. Paytm Acquires Personal Assistant App Shifu To Improve Its Artificial Intelligence Tech (TechCrunch)
  19. Kik Interactive Acquires Blynk (FinSMEs)
  20. Accenture Acquires CRMWaypoint (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for January 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
4$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
5$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$45,000,000HeyzapFyberMarketingAcquisition
7UndisclosedAdRevZealot NetworksMarketingAcquisition
8UndisclosedAirvyCampandaTransactionsAcquisition
9UndisclosedAscending TechnologiesIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10UndisclosedAuswebj2 GlobalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11UndisclosedBestParkingParkWhizMobile & AppsAcquisition
12UndisclosedBlynkKik InteractiveMobile & AppsAcquisition
13UndisclosedCord Project SpotifySoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14UndisclosedCRMWaypointAccentureMarketingAcquisition
15UndisclosedDataHeroCloudabilitySoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16UndisclosedEmotientAppleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17UndisclosedEpicExpo LogicTransactionsAcquisition
18UndisclosedEvent ZeroMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19UndisclosedFlyby MediaAppleMediaAcquisition
20UndisclosedGallop LabsBig Viking GamesMarketingAcquisition

More information

  1. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  2. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  3. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  4. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  5. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  6. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)
  7. AdRev Acquired By Zealot Networks (SocalTech)
  8. Campanda Acquires French Competitor Airvy (FinSMEs)
  9. Intel Acquires German Drone Startup Ascending Technologies (TechCrunch)
  10. Avid Acquirer j2 Global Completes Four Buyouts in US, UK and Australia (ExitHub)
  11. ParkWhiz Raises $24M in Series C Funding; Acquires BestParking (FinSMEs)
  12. Kik Interactive Acquires Blynk (FinSMEs)
  13. Spotify Acquires Cord Project and Soundwave (FinSMEs)
  14. Accenture Acquires CRMWaypoint (FinSMEs)
  15. Cloudability Acquires DataHero (FinSMEs)
  16. Emotient Acquired By Apple (SocalTech)
  17. Expo Logic Acquires Epic (FinSMEs)
  18. Microsoft buys software firm Event Zero to bolster Skype for Business offering (Channelnomics)
  19. Apple Acquires Flyby Media, Makers Of Tech That “Sees” The World Around You (TechCrunch)
  20. Big Viking Games Acquires Mobile Marketing Startup Gallop Labs (TechCrunch)