Alphabet Acquisitions and Exits, 218 Deals Between 2001 and 2019
internet software and services Company

Alphabet has acquired 215 companies, including 55 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Alphabet’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo Group for $2.9B. Alphabet has acquired in 14 different US states, and 18 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (48%) and software (36%).

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Alphabet Inc.

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View, California 94043
United States,
(650) 253-0000
www.google.com

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (9.2/yr) # 166 12 13 11 6 4 212
vol $27.5B $85M $625M $2.7B $30.9B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 2 1 - 2 1 - 6
vol $2.9B $2.9B
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Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$12.5B (2011-08-15)
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Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$2.9B (2014-01-29)

Internet Software And Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1026 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 40 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 7 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is Alphabet, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the internet software and services sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 10 platform acquisitions.


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