Google - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Google M&A Summary

Google has acquired 228 companies, including 16 in the last 5 years. A total of 15 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Google’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Flipkart Internet Pvt. for $16.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo Group for $2.9B. Google has acquired in 15 different US states, and 18 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (46%) and software (34%).

Google Business Overview

Where is Google headquartered?

Google is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

What is Google’s revenue?

Google disclosed revenue of 307,394M USD for 2023 and 282,836M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Google have?

Google has 190,234 employees.

What sector is Google in?

Google is an internet software and services company.

When was Google founded?

Google was founded in 1998.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity230
    • M&A Buy Activity224
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 18
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 34
  • M&A Advisors 6

Google

Alphabet Inc.

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

Google is a global provider of search and advertising services. In addition to its search engine, Google offers online tools and platforms including: Gmail, Google Apps, Google Maps, and YouTube. Google was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Mountain View, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 213 4 1 4 - 2 224
vol $49.0B $163M $5.5B $54.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $2.9B $2.9B
  230

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cameyo, Inc. 2024-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Cary, North Carolina · www.cameyo.com
AST & Science LLC 2024-01-18 - PIPE
Midland, Texas · www.ast-science.com
Alter 2022-10-27 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York City, New York · www.alter.xyz
Raxium 2022-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.raxium.com
Mandiant, Inc. 2022-03-08 5.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Milpitas, California · www.mandiant.com
CyArx Technologies Ltd. 2022-01-04 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.siemplify.co
Dysonics 2021-04-05 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.dysonics.com
ActiFio, Inc. 2020-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.actifio.com
Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. 2020-04-21 - Stake Purchase
Navi Mumbai, India · www.jio.com
Pomo Search Limited 2020-01-14 163M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.pointy.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
YouTube LLC 2006-10-09 BandPage, Inc. 2016-02-12 4
San Bruno, California · www.youtube.com San Francisco, California · www.bandpage.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 103 (46%) 8.7B (16%) 2 (33%) -
Software 76 (34%) 3.6B (7%) - -
Technology Hardware 12 (5%) 15.7B (29%) 1 (17%) 2.9B (100%)
Information Technology 11 (5%) 8.3B (15%) 1 (17%) -
Electronics 4 (2%) 2.1B (4%) - -
Communications 3 (1%) - - -
Media 3 (1%) 23M (< 1%) - -
Marketing 2 (1%) - - -
Machinery 1 (< 1%) - 1 (17%) -
Publishing 1 (< 1%) 151M (< 1%) 1 (17%) -
Aerospace 1 (< 1%) - - -
Business Services 1 (< 1%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (< 1%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (< 1%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (< 1%) - - -
E-Commerce 1 (< 1%) 16.0B (29%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (< 1%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (< 1%) 85M (< 1%) - -
Total 224 $54.6B 6 $2.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 176 37.6B 6 2.9B
  California 115 20.0B 3 -
  New York 15 4.0B 1 -
  Massachusetts 8 700M 1 -
  Washington 8 188M - -
  Texas 4 - - -
  Illinois 2 12.6B 1 2.9B
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New Mexico 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Florida 1 125M - -
Canada 10 60M - -
  Ontario 9 60M - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 8 712M - -
India 4 16.0B - -
France 3 23M - -
Germany 3 - - -
Israel 3 40M - -
Sweden 3 - - -
Finland 2 12M - -
Ireland 2 163M - -
Japan 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Belarus 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Portugal 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 176 (79%) 37.6B (69%) 6 (100%) 2.9B (100%)
Cross-border 48 (21%) 17.0B (31%) - -
Total 224 $54.6B 6 $2.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
3
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
3
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
2
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 9 $47.7B
$100M to $1B 16 $5.7B
< $100M 30 $1.3B
TOTAL $54.6B
Largest Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd.
$16.0B (2018-05-09)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.9B
TOTAL $2.9B
Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$2.9B (2014-01-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
11 (5%)
Strategic(s)
3%
6 (3%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
83%
5 (83%)

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