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Top 20 Acquisitions for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,000,000,000 NDS Group Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $4,800,000,000 Hitachi Global Storage Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
5 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,500,000,000 Knology WOW Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,300,000,000 Jupiter Shop Channel Bain Capital Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $1,260,000,000 Nicira Networks VMware Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $1,200,000,000 Meraki Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,000,000,000 Q9 Networks BCE Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
14 $785,000,000 So-Net Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $775,000,000 Kiva Systems Amazon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $715,000,000 Instagram Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
18 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
19 $669,789,500 TelstraClear Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $660,000,000 SHL Corporate Executive Board Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  2. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (SoCal Tech)
  3. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  4. Getty Images Acquired By Carlyle For $3.3 Billion (Northwest Innovation)
  5. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  6. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  7. Bain Capital to acquire 50% stake in Jupiter Shop Channel from Sumitomo Corporation (Private Equity Wire)
  8. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (TechCrunch)
  9. Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  11. Why Thoma Bravo Paid $1.1 Billion For Deltek (AOL)
  12. BCE buying cloud company Q9 Networks for $1B: sources (Financial Post)
  13. Ingram Micro Completes BrightPoint Buy (SoCal Tech)
  14. SONY in $785 Million Acquisition of So-Net Entertainment Shares (Cleary Gottlieb)
  15. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (TechCrunch)
  16. Facebook’s final Instagram purchase price: $715 million in cash and stock (The Next Web)
  17. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  18. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)
  19. Vodafone NZ buys TelstraClear (New Zealand Herald)
  20. Corporate Executive Board buys talent analytics firm SHL (Research)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
4 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
5 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
6 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
7 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
8 $413,000,000 Accelerated Payment Technologies Global Payments Software & Services Acquisition
9 $375,000,000 Salmat’s BPO Division Fujifilm Software & Services Acquisition
10 $350,000,000 Lodestone Infosys Software & Services Acquisition
11 $335,000,000 TMW Systems Trimble Navigation Software & Services Acquisition
12 $287,500,000 TaxACT InfoSpace Software & Services Acquisition
13 $270,000,000 UC4 EQT VI Software & Services Acquisition
14 $260,400,000 Palo Alto Networks Undisclosed Software & Services Public
15 $258,000,000 MeeGo Jolla Software & Services Investment
16 $229,500,000 Splunk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
17 $220,000,000 Deltak.edu John Wiley & Sons Software & Services Investment
18 $210,000,000 ServiceNow Undisclosed Software & Services Public
19 $195,000,000 Folhamatic Group Sage Group Software & Services Acquisition
20 $176,000,000 Lucid Markets FXCM Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  2. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  3. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  4. Why Thoma Bravo Paid $1.1 Billion For Deltek (AOL)
  5. Ingram Micro Completes BrightPoint Buy (SoCal Tech)
  6. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  7. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)
  8. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  9. Salmat soars on unit sale (The Australian)
  10. Infosys Acquiring Lodestone For Around $350 Million (Pulse 2)
  11. Trimble acquires logistics software maker TMW Systems for $335M (Venturebeat)
  12. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  13. UC4 Software bought for $270M (Biz Journal)
  14. Palo Alto Networks raises $260.4M, pricing above target range (Business Journal)
  15. MeeGo OS Gets a $258M Lifeline from Jolla-led Alliance (Pando Daily)
  16. Splunk Raises $229.5 Million in IPO on Demand for Data Analysis (Bloomberg)
  17. Wiley Beefs Up Higher Ed Biz: Partners With Knewton, Buys Online Degree Veteran Deltak For $220M (TechCrunch)
  18. ServiceNow Advances In Debut After $210 Million IPO (Bloomberg)
  19. Sage enters Brazil with acquisition of Folhamatic (Stock Market Wire)
  20. FXCM grabs 50% controlling stake in Lucid Markets (Market Watch)

Top 20 North American Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $4,800,000,000 Hitachi Global Storage Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
5 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,500,000,000 Knology WOW Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,260,000,000 Nicira Networks VMware Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $1,200,000,000 Meraki Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,000,000,000 Q9 Networks BCE Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
13 $775,000,000 Kiva Systems Amazon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $715,000,000 Instagram Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
16 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
17 $612,000,000 Hughes Telematics Verizon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $500,000,000 Double Down International Game Technology Games Acquisition
19 $430,000,000 Row 44 Global Eagle Acquisition Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $423,500,000 Demandforce Intuit Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (SoCal Tech)
  3. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  4. Getty Images Acquired By Carlyle For $3.3 Billion (Northwest Innovation)
  5. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  6. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  7. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (TechCrunch)
  8. Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash (TechCrunch)
  9. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  10. Why Thoma Bravo Paid $1.1 Billion For Deltek (AOL)
  11. BCE buying cloud company Q9 Networks for $1B: sources (Financial Post)
  12. Ingram Micro Completes BrightPoint Buy (SoCal Tech)
  13. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (TechCrunch)
  14. Facebook’s final Instagram purchase price: $715 million in cash and stock (The Next Web)
  15. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  16. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)
  17. Verizon Purchases Hughes Telematics for $612M (Pando Daily)
  18. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  19. Row 44 Acquired In $430M Deal (SoCal Tech)
  20. Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash (TechCrunch)

Top 20 North American Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $4,800,000,000 Hitachi Global Storage Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
5 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,500,000,000 Knology WOW Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,260,000,000 Nicira Networks VMware Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,200,000,000 Meraki Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,000,000,000 Q9 Networks BCE Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
13 $775,000,000 Kiva Systems Amazon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $715,000,000 Instagram Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
16 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
17 $612,000,000 Hughes Telematics Verizon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $500,000,000 Double Down International Game Technology Games Acquisition
19 $430,000,000 Row 44 Global Eagle Acquisition Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $423,500,000 Demandforce Intuit Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (SoCal Tech)
  3. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  4. Getty Images Acquired By Carlyle For $3.3 Billion (Northwest Innovation)
  5. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  6. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  7. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (TechCrunch)
  8. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  9. Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Why Thoma Bravo Paid $1.1 Billion For Deltek (AOL)
  11. BCE buying cloud company Q9 Networks for $1B: sources (Financial Post)
  12. Ingram Micro Completes BrightPoint Buy (SoCal Tech)
  13. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (TechCrunch)
  14. Facebook’s final Instagram purchase price: $715 million in cash and stock (The Next Web)
  15. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  16. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)
  17. Verizon Purchases Hughes Telematics for $612M (Pando Daily)
  18. Double Down Interactive SoldTo IGT For $500M (Northwest Innovation)
  19. Row 44 Acquired In $430M Deal (SoCal Tech)
  20. Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash (TechCrunch)