Akamai Technologies, Inc.

150 Broadway,
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
United States,
(617)444-3000
www.akamai.com

Akamai is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. Akamai was formed in 1998 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 10 1 1 3 3 2 20
vol $854M $370M $1.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
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According to our data here at Mergr, Akamai Technologies has acquired 22 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Akamai Technologies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Prolexic Technologies for $370M. Akamai Technologies has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (45%) and information technology (40%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1020 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 68 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 9 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 33 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 10 platform acquisitions.

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