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Top 20 Acquisitions for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$4,300,000,000AribaSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$3,300,000,000Getty ImagesThe Carlyle GroupMediaAcquisition
5$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,300,000,000Jupiter Shop ChannelBain CapitalEcommerceAcquisition
8$1,260,000,000Nicira NetworksVMwareHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$1,200,000,000MerakiCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$1,200,000,000YammerMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,100,000,000DeltekThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,000,000,000Q9 NetworksBCEHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$840,000,000BrightPointIngram MicroSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$785,000,000So-NetSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$715,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$689,000,000Buddy MediaSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$670,000,000Merchant e-SolutionsCieloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$669,789,500TelstraClearVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$660,000,000SHLCorporate Executive BoardMarketingAcquisition

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 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,260,000,000Nicira NetworksVMwareHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$1,200,000,000MerakiCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$1,000,000,000Q9 NetworksBCEHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$785,000,000So-NetSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$669,789,500TelstraClearVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$644,000,000City Telecom (Broadband+Telco Assets)CVC Capital PartnersHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$612,000,000Hughes TelematicsVerizonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$430,000,000Row 44Global Eagle AcquisitionHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$430,000,000XtremIOEMCHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$356,000,000AuthenTecAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$350,000,000Specialist Computer HoldingsTech Data CorpHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$334,000,000SeaMicroAMDHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$271,000,000LightwireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$230,500,000Asia ToneEquinixHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
19$230,000,000VividwirelessOptusHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$225,000,000TeleBarbadosColumbus InternationalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

More information

  1. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  2. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (SoCal Tech)
  3. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  4. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash (TechCrunch)
  6. BCE buying cloud company Q9 Networks for $1B: sources (Financial Post)
  7. SONY in $785 Million Acquisition of So-Net Entertainment Shares (Cleary Gottlieb)
  8. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (TechCrunch)
  9. Vodafone NZ buys TelstraClear (New Zealand Herald)
  10. CVC acquires Hong Kong Broadband Network (Global Telecoms Business)
  11. Verizon Purchases Hughes Telematics for $612M (Pando Daily)
  12. Row 44 Acquired In $430M Deal (SoCal Tech)
  13. EMC goes all-flash, buys XtremIO for $430M (Gigaom)
  14. Apple Buys Samsung’s Android Security Partner AuthenTec For $356M (TechCrunch)
  15. Tech Data bulks up European business with $350 million deal (E-wire Co)
  16. AMD Completes SeaMicro Buy (Silicon Tap )
  17. Cisco Buys Lightwire (Silicon Tap)
  18. Equinix Completes $230 Million Acquisition of Hong Kong Data Center Provider (Tech In Asia)
  19. Optus buys Vividwireless for $230m (Delimeter)
  20. Columbus Inc in deal worth US$225m to acquire Tele-Barbados (Guardian)

Top 20 North American Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$16,000,000,000FacebookUndisclosedMediaPublic
2$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$4,300,000,000AribaSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$3,300,000,000Getty ImagesThe Carlyle GroupMediaAcquisition
5$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,260,000,000Nicira NetworksVMwareHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$1,200,000,000MerakiCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$1,200,000,000YammerMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$1,100,000,000DeltekThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,000,000,000Q9 NetworksBCEHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$840,000,000BrightPointIngram MicroSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$715,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
15$689,000,000Buddy MediaSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$670,000,000Merchant e-SolutionsCieloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$612,000,000Hughes TelematicsVerizonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$500,000,000Double DownInternational Game TechnologyGamesAcquisition
19$430,000,000Row 44Global Eagle AcquisitionHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$423,500,000DemandforceIntuitMarketingAcquisition

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 Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$16,000,000,000FacebookUndisclosedMediaPublic
2$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$4,300,000,000AribaSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$3,300,000,000Getty ImagesThe Carlyle GroupMediaAcquisition
6$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$1,300,000,000Jupiter Shop ChannelBain CapitalEcommerceAcquisition
9$1,260,000,000Nicira NetworksVMwareHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$1,200,000,000MerakiCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$1,200,000,000YammerMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,100,000,000DeltekThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,000,000,000Q9 NetworksBCEHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$840,000,000BrightPointIngram MicroSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$764,000,000So-NetSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$715,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
18$689,000,000Buddy MediaSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$670,000,000Merchant e-SolutionsCieloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$669,789,500TelstraClearVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

More information

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