Bloomberg LP

731 Lexington Avenue,
New York, New York 10022
United States,
(212)318-2000
www.bloomberg.com

Bloomberg is a financial technology firm that supplies data, reports and analytics services to clients worldwide. Bloomberg's media services cover the world with more than 2,200 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 - 1 1 - - 6
vol $937M $937M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
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Deal Values

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Largest Bloomberg BNA
$900M (2011-08-25)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Bloomberg has acquired 6 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Bloomberg’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Bloomberg BNA for $900M. Bloomberg has acquired in 2 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (34%) and information technology (34%).

When analyzing the information services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 86 information services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information services acquirer over the past 3 years is IHS, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information services sector over the past 3 years is Silver Lake Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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