M&A Deal Summary

Autonomy Acquires Iron Mountain s Digital Storage

On May 16, 2011, Autonomy Corp. plc acquired technology hardware company Iron Mountain's Digital Storage for 380M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Autonomy’s 1st transaction in the Technology Hardware sector.
  • This is Autonomy’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Autonomy’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Autonomy’s 1st transaction in Massachusetts.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-05-16
Target Iron Mountain's Digital Storage
Sector Technology Hardware
Buyer(s) Autonomy Corp. plc
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 380M USD

Target

Iron Mountain's Digital Storage

Massachusetts, United States
Iron Mountain's Digital Storage business provides technology hardware services like digital archiving, e-discovery and online backup business.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Autonomy Corp. plc

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1996
SectorSoftware
Employees1,900
DESCRIPTION

Autonomy Corporation plc develops and distributes infrastructure software for enterprises worldwide. Its products include intelligent data operating layer (IDOL) server that collects indexed data from connectors and stores it in its structure.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 4
Sector (Technology Hardware) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 4
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 4
Year (2011) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-07-03 Zantaz, Inc.

Pleasanton, California, United States

ZANTAZ, Inc. operates in the archiving, e-Discovery, and proactive information risk management markets. It offers proactive information risk management solutions ranging from consolidated archiving of information sources, including email, IM, enterprise systems, and voice and video, to discovery and review, advanced eDiscovery, real-time policy management, and analytics based on a common platform, IDOL.

Buy $375M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-09-01 Yield Software, Inc.

San Mateo, California, United States

Yield Software, Inc. provides internet marketing software.

Buy -