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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for September 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless (select assets) AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $310,000,000 Aurora Networks Pace PLC Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $255,000,000 Validity Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

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
    (VentureBeat)

 

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for July 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $107,000,000 JouleX Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $82,000,000 Kotura Mellanox Technologies Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $78,201,000 Revera Telecom Corp of New Zealand Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $75,000,000 Corsair Components Francisco Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $60,000,000 Roku Fidelity, Peter Kafka Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $55,000,000 Revision Optics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $51,000,000 Affirmed Networks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  2. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  3. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  4. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  5. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  6. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  7. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden
    (VentureBeat)
  8. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  9. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  10. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)
  11. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  12. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  13. Mellanox Technologies Acquires Kotura for $82,000,000 (Xconomy)
  14. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  15. Telecom NZ acquires NZ cloud data centre and infrastructure services firm Revera for NZ$96.5m, est 6.43*2013 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  16. Corsair Components Receives $75M Strategic Investment from Francisco Partners (FinSMEs)
  17. Roku Wants To Be Part Of Your Next Smart TV, Raises $60 Million To Do It (Techcrunch)
  18. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )
  19. ReVision Optics Raises $55M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. AFFIRMED NETWORKS RAISES $51M (FinSMEs)