Blackhawk Network Holdings Acquisitions, 12 Deals Between 2011 and 2017
information technology Company

Blackhawk Network Holdings has acquired 13 companies of its own, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Blackhawk Network Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Parago for $290M. Blackhawk Network Holdings has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (50%) and business services (25%).

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Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.

6220 Stoneridge Mall Road,
Pleasanton, California 94588
United States,
(925) 226-9990
www.blackhawknetwork.com

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce, financial services and mobile wallets. Blackhawk’s Hawk Commerce division offers technology solutions to businesses and direct to consumers. The Hawk Incentives division offers enterprise, SMB and reseller partners an array of platforms and branded value products to incent and reward consumers, employees and sales channels. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Blackhawk operates in 26 countries.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 5 1 5 1 - - 12
vol $290M $110M $139M $175M $714M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Parago, Inc.
$290M (2014-09-25)
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Information Technology M&A - Last 3 Years

Blackhawk Network Holdings was acquired by Silver Lake on January 16, 2018.

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1112 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 54 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 11 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 31 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 13 platform acquisitions.


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