Adobe - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Adobe M&A Summary

Adobe has acquired 61 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 15 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Adobe’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Marketo for $4.8B. Adobe has acquired in 9 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (60%) and internet software and services (35%).

Adobe Business Overview

Where is Adobe headquartered?

Adobe is headquartered in San Jose, California.

What is Adobe’s revenue?

Adobe disclosed revenue of 19,409M USD for 2023 and 17,606M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Adobe have?

Adobe has 29,945 employees.

What sector is Adobe in?

Adobe is a software company.

When was Adobe founded?

Adobe was founded in 1982.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity52
    • M&A Buy Activity52
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 1

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 was incorporated in 1982 and is based in San Jose, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 49 1 2 - - - 52
vol $15.1B $1.5B $1.3B $17.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  52

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
TubeMogul, Inc. 2016-11-10 540M USD Add-on Acquisition
Emeryville, California · www.tubemogul.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 31 (60%) 5.1B (29%) - -
Internet Software and Services 18 (35%) 12.3B (69%) - -
Information Technology 3 (6%) 400M (2%) - -
Total 52 $17.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 40 17.8B - -
  California 20 11.4B - -
  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 40 (77%) 17.8B (100%) - -
Cross-border 12 (23%) 72M (< 1%) - -
Total 52 $17.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $14.4B
$100M to $1B 8 $3.4B
< $100M 1 $72M
TOTAL $17.8B
Largest Marketo, Inc.
$4.8B (2018-09-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
6 (12%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)

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