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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 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 $2,600,000,000 Logica CGI Software & Services Acquisition
3 $2,400,000,000 Quest Software Dell Software & Services Acquisition
4 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft 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 $325,000,000 Convio Blackbaud Software & Services Acquisition
9 $300,000,000 Transcend Nuance Communications Software & Services Acquisition
10 $291,000,000 Archipelago Learning PLATO Learning Software & Services Acquisition
11 $287,500,000 TaxACT InfoSpace Software & Services Acquisition
12 $229,500,000 Splunk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
13 $210,000,000 ServiceNow Undisclosed Software & Services Public
14 $195,000,000 Folhamatic Group Sage Group Software & Services Acquisition
15 $178,000,000 paysafecard.com Investcorp Software & Services Acquisition
16 $176,000,000 Lucid Markets FXCM Software & Services Acquisition
17 $160,000,000 BreakingPoint Systems Ixia Software & Services Acquisition
18 $119,000,000 SlideShare LinkedIn Software & Services Acquisition
19 $115,000,000 LiveOffice Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
20 $114,000,000 Bazaarvoice Undisclosed Software & Services Public

More information

  1. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  2. Canada’s CGI to Buy IT Rival Logica for $2.6 Billion (AllThingsD)
  3. Dell Acquires Quest Software For $2.4 Billion (TechCrunch)
  4. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  5. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  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. Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of Convio (Market Watch)
  9. Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  10. Archipelago Learning Acquired By Private Equity Firm (Texas Tech Pulse)
  11. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  12. Splunk Raises $229.5 Million in IPO on Demand for Data Analysis (Bloomberg)
  13. ServiceNow Advances In Debut After $210 Million IPO (Bloomberg)
  14. Sage enters Brazil with acquisition of Folhamatic (Stock Market Wire)
  15. Investcorp buys Austrian online firm for $178 million (4 Traders)
  16. FXCM to Acquire Lucid Markets (Finance Yahoo)
  17. Network Testing Consolidation: Ixia Pays $160M Cash For Security-Focused BreakingPoint Systems (TechCrunch)
  18. LinkedIn Acquires Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare For $119M (Techcrunch)
  19. Symantec Buys Cloud-Based Email Archiving Company LiveOffice For $115M (TechCrunch)
  20. UPDATE 1-Bazaarvoice IPO raises $114 mln, priced above range-underwriter (Reuters)

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 $2,600,000,000 Logica CGI Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
4 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
5 $325,000,000 Convio Blackbaud Software & Services Acquisition
6 $300,000,000 Transcend Nuance Communications Software & Services Acquisition
7 $291,000,000 Archipelago Learning PLATO Learning Software & Services Acquisition
8 $287,500,000 TaxACT InfoSpace Software & Services Acquisition
9 $229,500,000 Splunk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
10 $119,000,000 SlideShare LinkedIn Software & Services Acquisition
11 $115,000,000 LiveOffice Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
12 $114,000,000 Bazaarvoice Undisclosed Software & Services Public
13 $100,000,000 Castlight T. Rowe Price, Redmile Group Software & Services Investment
14 $100,000,000 Conduit Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
15 $100,000,000 Face.com Facebook Software & Services Acquisition
16 $100,000,000 LifeLock Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $88,000,000 Demandware Undisclosed Software & Services Public
18 $85,000,000 Joyent Weather Investment II, Telefónica Digital Software & Services Investment
19 $80,000,000 Mykonos Software Juniper Networks Software & Services Acquisition
20 $80,000,000 Veracity Payment Solutions Great Hill Partners Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  2. Canada’s CGI to Buy IT Rival Logica for $2.6 Billion (AllThingsD)
  3. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  4. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  5. Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of Convio (Market Watch)
  6. Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  7. Archipelago Learning Acquired By Private Equity Firm (Texas Tech Pulse)
  8. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  9. Splunk Raises $229.5 Million in IPO on Demand for Data Analysis (Bloomberg)
  10. LinkedIn Acquires Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare For $119M (Techcrunch)
  11. Symantec Buys Cloud-Based Email Archiving Company LiveOffice For $115M (TechCrunch)
  12. UPDATE 1-Bazaarvoice IPO raises $114 mln, priced above range-underwriter (Reuters)
  13. Castlight Lands A Whopping $100M D Round To Bring Transparency To Healthcare Costs (TechCrunch)
  14. Conduit Receives $100M Investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (FinSMEs)
  15. Face.com Is Definitely Being Acquired By Facebook Say Sources (TechCrunch)
  16. Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Raises $100M From Kleiner, Symantec; Acquires ID Analytics (TechCrunch)
  17. Demandware Trades Up 48% After Its $88 Million IPO (Investors.com)
  18. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (TechCrunch)
  19. Juniper Networks Buys Mykonos Software (Silicon Tap)
  20. Veracity Payment Solutions Secures $80M from Great Hill Partners (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
2 $300,000,000 Transcend Nuance Communications Software & Services Acquisition
3 $291,000,000 Archipelago Learning PLATO Learning Software & Services Acquisition
4 $287,500,000 TaxACT InfoSpace Software & Services Acquisition
5 $275,000,000 Convio Blackbaud Software & Services Acquisition
6 $229,500,000 Splunk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
7 $115,000,000 LiveOffice Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
8 $114,000,000 Bazaarvoice Undisclosed Software & Services Public
9 $100,000,000 LifeLock Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $100,000,000 Conduit Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
11 $88,000,000 Demandware Undisclosed Software & Services Public
12 $85,000,000 Joyent Weather Investment II, Telefónica Digital Software & Services Investment
13 $80,000,000 Mykonos Software Juniper Networks Software & Services Acquisition
14 $80,000,000 Veracity Payment Solutions Great Hill Partners Software & Services Investment
15 $72,000,000 EPAM Systems Undisclosed Software & Services Public
16 $70,000,000 Skybox Imaging Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $60,000,000 Appirio Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $55,000,000 Brightcove Undisclosed Software & Services Public
19 $52,500,000 Code 42 Software Accel Partners, Split Rock Partners Software & Services Investment
20 $50,000,000 Apptio Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  2. Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  3. Archipelago Learning Acquired By Private Equity Firm (Texas Tech Pulse)
  4. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  5. Convio Acquired By Blackbaud For $275M (Texas Tech Pulse)
  6. Splunk Raises $229.5 Million in IPO on Demand for Data Analysis (Bloomberg)
  7. Symantec Buys Cloud-Based Email Archiving Company LiveOffice For $115M (Techcrunch)
  8. UPDATE 1-Bazaarvoice IPO raises $114 mln, priced above range-underwriter (Reuters)
  9. Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Raises $100M From Kleiner, Symantec; Acquires ID Analytics (Techcrunch)
  10. Conduit Receives $100M Investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (FinSMEs)
  11. Demandware Trades Up 48% After Its $88 Million IPO (Investors.com)
  12. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (Techcrunch)
  13. Juniper Networks Buys Mykonos Software (Silicon Tap)
  14. Veracity Payment Solutions Secures $80M from Great Hill Partners (FinSMEs)
  15. EPAM Completes $72 Million IPO on NYSE (Quintura)
  16. Skybox Imaging Raises $70M To Launch Two High-Res Imaging Microsatellites (Techcrunch)
  17. General Atlantic And Sequoia Put $60M In Enterprise Cloud Consultancy Appirio (Techcrunch)
  18. Brightcove Soars on Debut, as I.P.O. Outlook Brightens (DealBook)
  19. Accel Leads $52.5M Round In Cloud-Based Data Storage And Backup Company Code 42 (Techcrunch)
  20. Apptio Raises Massive, $50M Round (Northwest Innovation)