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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for December 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 WirelessAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,000,000,000BlackberryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$865,000,000AXISAxiataHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$780,000,000AlltelAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$685,000,000ViridentWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$600,000,000IntermecHoneywell InternationalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$403,000,000MakerBotStratasysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$310,000,000Aurora NetworksPace PLCHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$255,000,000ValiditySynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
19$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$180,000,000Composite SoftwareCiscoHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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. Here’s the full list of companies that invested $1 billion into BlackBerry, plus interim CEO has a base salary of $1 million (Mobile Syrup)
  8. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  9. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  10. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  11. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  12. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  13. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  14. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  15. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  16. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  17. Pace PLC Pace acquisition of Aurora Networks, Inc. (The Wall Street Journal)
  18. Synaptics moves into fingerprint ID with $255M purchase of startup Validity (Venture Beat)
  19. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  20. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)