Citrix Systems, Inc.

851 West Cypress Creek Road,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
United States,
(954) 267-3000

Citrix Systems, Inc. is a provider of virtualization, networking, and cloud infrastructure solutions worldwide.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 27 5 2 2 1 1 38
vol $1.9B $1.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 2 - - 2
vol $1.8B $1.8B

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Largest XenSource, Inc.
$500M (2007-10-22)
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Largest Citrix Systems - GoTo Business
$1.8B (2016-07-26)

According to our data here at Mergr, Citrix Systems has acquired 39 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Citrix Systems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired XenSource for $500M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Citrix Systems - GoTo Business to LogMeIn for $1.8B. Citrix Systems has acquired in 11 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (58%) and internet software and services (24%).

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 777 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 60 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 12 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is Microsoft, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is Marlin Equity Partners with 11 platform acquisitions.

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