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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for September 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$130,000,000,000Verizon WirelessVerizon CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$24,900,000,000DellMichael Dell, Silver Lake PartnersHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$7,200,000,000MolexKoch IndustriesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$7,170,000,000NokiaMicrosoftHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$2,700,000,000SourcefireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$1,900,000,000Verizon Wireless (select assets)AT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$865,000,000AXISAxiataHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$780,000,000AlltelAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$685,000,000ViridentWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$600,000,000IntermecHoneywell InternationalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$403,000,000MakerBotStratasysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$310,000,000Aurora NetworksPace PLCHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$255,000,000ValiditySynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
19$180,000,000Composite SoftwareCiscoHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$155,000,000SkyfireOperaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  7. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  8. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  9. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  10. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  11. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  12. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  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. Pace PLC Pace acquisition of Aurora Networks, Inc. (The Wall Street Journal)
  17. Synaptics moves into fingerprint ID with $255M purchase of startup Validity (Venture Beat)
  18. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  19. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  20. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden