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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 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals 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 $1,500,000,000 Knology WOW Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $1,260,000,000 Nicira Networks VMware Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $1,200,000,000 Meraki Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,000,000,000 Q9 Networks BCE Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $785,000,000 So-Net Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $775,000,000 Kiva Systems Amazon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $669,789,500 TelstraClear Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $644,000,000 City Telecom (Broadband+Telco Assets) CVC Capital Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $612,000,000 Hughes Telematics Verizon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $430,000,000 Row 44 Global Eagle Acquisition Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $430,000,000 XtremIO EMC Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $356,000,000 AuthenTec Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $350,000,000 Specialist Computer Holdings Tech Data Corp Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $334,000,000 SeaMicro AMD Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $271,000,000 Lightwire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $230,500,000 Asia Tone Equinix Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $230,000,000 Vividwireless Optus Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $225,000,000 TeleBarbados Columbus International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

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) 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 Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $5,000,000,000 NDS Group Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $4,800,000,000 Hitachi Global Storage Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
5 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,500,000,000 Knology WOW Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $1,300,000,000 Jupiter Shop Channel Bain Capital Ecommerce Acquisition
9 $1,260,000,000 Nicira Networks VMware Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $1,200,000,000 Meraki Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,000,000,000 Q9 Networks BCE Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
15 $775,000,000 Kiva Systems Amazon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $764,000,000 So-Net Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $715,000,000 Instagram Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
19 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
20 $669,789,500 TelstraClear Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

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)