Ariba - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Ariba M&A Summary

Ariba has acquired 4 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Ariba’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired FreeMarkets for $493M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Ariba - BPO Assets to Accenture for $51M. Ariba has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (50%) and internet software and services (25%).

Ariba Ownership

Who owns Ariba?

Ariba is owned by SAP SE. It was acquired on May 22, 2012.

Ariba Business Overview

Where is Ariba headquartered?

Ariba is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

How many employees does Ariba have?

Ariba has 2,600 employees.

What sector is Ariba in?

Ariba is an information technology company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Ariba, Inc.

807 11th Avenue,
Sunnyvale, California 94089
United States,
(650) 390-1000
www.ariba.com

Ariba, Inc. is a provider of collaborative business commerce solutions. Ariba enables more efficient and effective buying, selling, and cash management by combining industry-leading software as a service (SaaS) commerce technology with the world's largest web-based global trading community and expert capabilities and services to augment internal resources and skills – all as a flexible, cloud-based service.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $643M $643M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $51M $51M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Quadrem 2010-11-18 150M USD Add-on Acquisition
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.quadrem.com
Ariba - BPO Assets 2010-10-06 51M USD Divestiture
, California
Procuri, Inc. 2007-09-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia
Softface Inc. 2004-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Walnut Creek, California
FreeMarkets, Inc. 2004-01-23 493M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.freemarkets.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 2 (50%) 643M (100%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (25%) - - -
Software 1 (25%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (100%) 51M (100%)
Total 4 $643M 1 $51M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 493M 1 51M
  California 1 - 1 51M
  Pennsylvania 1 493M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 150M - -
Domestic 3 (75%) 493M (77%) 1 (100%) 51M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (25%) 150M (23%) - -
Total 4 $643M 1 $51M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $643M
TOTAL $643M
Largest FreeMarkets, Inc.
$493M (2004-01-23)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $51M
TOTAL $51M
Largest Ariba - BPO Assets
$51M (2010-10-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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