Adobe Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Adobe has acquired 61 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Adobe’s largest acquisition to date was in 2022, when it acquired Figma for $20.0B. Adobe has acquired in 9 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (59%) and internet software and services (36%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity53
    • M&A Buy Activity53
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 3

Adobe

Adobe, Inc.

345 Park Avenue,
San Jose, California 95110
United States,
(408) 536-6000
www.adobe.com

Adobe is a diversified software company that offers a line of products and services used by creative professionals, marketers, knowledge workers, application developers, enterprises and consumers for creating, managing, delivering, measuring, optimizing and engaging with content and experiences across multiple operating systems, devices and media. Adobe markets and licenses products and services directly to enterprise customers through a sales force and to end users through app stores and its own website. Adobe offers many products via a Software-as-a-Service model or a managed services model as well as through term subscription and pay-per-use models. The Company also distributes certain products and services through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, retailers, software developers and original equipment manufacturers. In addition, Adobe licenses technology to hardware manufacturers, software developers and service providers for use in their products and solutions. Adobe's products run on personal and server-based computers, as well as on smartphones, tablets and other devices. Adobe has operations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Adobe was formed in 1982 and is based in San Jose, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 45 3 1 1 2 1 53
vol $8.6B $6.4B $1.5B $1.3B $20.0B $37.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  53

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Figma, Inc. 2022-09-15 20.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.figma.com
ContentCal 2021-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
London , United Kingdom · www.contentcal.com
Frame.io, Inc. 2021-08-19 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.frame.io
Workfront, Inc. 2020-11-09 1.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Lehi, Utah · www.workfront.com
Allegorithmic 2019-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Clermont, France · www.allegorithmic.com
Marketo, Inc. 2018-09-20 4.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.marketo.com
Magento, Inc. 2018-05-21 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Campbell, California · www.magento.com
Sayspring, Inc. 2018-04-16 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.sayspring.com
KyleBrush.com 2017-10-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Greensboro, North Carolina · www.kylebrush.com
Mettle - SkyBox Technology 2017-06-21 - Divestiture
Montreal, Quebec
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 31 (58%) 5.1B (14%) - -
Internet Software and Services 19 (36%) 32.3B (85%) - -
Information Technology 3 (6%) 400M (1%) - -
Total 53 $37.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 41 37.8B - -
  California 21 31.4B - -
  New York 6 1.4B - -
  Massachusetts 3 840M - -
  Utah 2 3.3B - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Canada 3 72M - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 72M - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
France 3 - - -
Denmark 2 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Romania 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 41 (77%) 37.8B (100%) - -
Cross-border 12 (23%) 72M (< 1%) - -
Total 53 $37.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Allen & Company
1
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 7 $34.4B
$100M to $1B 8 $3.4B
< $100M 1 $72M
TOTAL $37.8B
Largest Figma, Inc.
$20.0B (2022-09-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
6 (11%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)

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