Baidu Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And Services Company

Baidu has acquired 9 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

Baidu’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired JOYY’s Live Streaming Business for $3.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Du Xiao Man to TPG Global for $1.9B. Baidu has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (45%) and software (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Baidu, Inc.

No 10, Shangdi 10th Street,
Beijing, 100085
China,
86 10 5992 8888
www.baidu.com

Baidu, Inc. is a Chinese language Internet search provider. Baidu aims to provide a way for people to find whatever they're looking for. In addition to serving individual Internet search users, Baidu provides a platform for businesses to reach potential customers. Baidu was founded in 2000 and is based in Beijing, China.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 6 2 - - 1 - 9
vol $2.3B $3.6B $5.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 1 1 - - - 2
vol $1.9B $1.9B
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
JOYY’s Live Streaming Business 2020-11-16 3.6B USD Divestiture
Guangzhou, China
Du Xiao Man 2018-04-28 1.9B USD Divestiture
Beijing, China
Kitt.ai 2017-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.kitt.ai
xPerception Technology, Inc. 2017-04-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.xperception.io
Qunar.Com, Inc. 2017-02-28 - Merger
Beijing, China · www.qunar.com
Uxin Ltd 2015-03-17 - Growth Capital
Beijing, China · www.xin.com
91 Wireless Websoft Limited 2013-08-14 1.9B USD Divestiture
Fuzhou, China · www.91.com
PPS 2013-05-07 370M USD Add-on Acquisition
, China · www.pps.tv
TrustGo Mobile, Inc. 2013-02-18 30M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.trustgo.com
Qunar.Com, Inc. 2011-06-24 - Stake Purchase
Beijing, China · www.qunar.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (50%) 5.9B (99%) 1 (50%) -
Software 2 (25%) 30M (1%) - -
E-Commerce 1 (13%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (13%) - - -
Financial Services - - 1 (50%) 1.9B (100%)
Total 8 $5.9B 2 $1.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
China 6 5.9B 2 1.9B
United States 3 30M - -
  California 2 30M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (67%) 5.9B (99%) 2 (100%) 1.9B (100%)
Cross-border 3 (33%) 30M (1%) - -
Total 9 $5.9B 2 $1.9B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $5.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $370M
< $100M 1 $30M
TOTAL $5.9B
Largest JOYY’s Live Streaming Business
$3.6B (2020-11-16)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Du Xiao Man
$1.9B (2018-04-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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