Cognizant Technology Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

Cognizant Technology Solutions has acquired 39 companies, including 22 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Cognizant Technology Solutions’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired The TriZetto Group for $2.7B. Cognizant Technology Solutions has acquired in 12 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (35%) and business services (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity38
    • M&A Buy Activity38
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 5

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.

Glenpointe Centre West 500 Frank West Burr Boulevard,
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
United States,
(201) 801-0233
www.cognizant.com

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant Technology Solutions was founded in 1994 and is based in Teaneck, New Jersey.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 16 6 4 5 4 3 38
vol $3.0B $3.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  38

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Collaborative Solutions LLC 2020-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia · www.collaborativesolutions.com
Lev+ 2020-03-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.levdigital.com
EI-Technologies 2020-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Levallois-Perret, France · www.ei-technologies.com
Contino Solutions Ltd. 2019-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.contino.io
Zenith Technologies Ltd. 2019-06-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Cork, Ireland · www.zenithtechnologies.com
Merit Software (Meritsoft) 2019-03-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.meritsoft.com
Oy Samlink Ab 2019-01-23 - Divestiture
Espoo, Finland · www.samlink.fi
Mustache 2018-12-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Brooklyn, New York · www.mustacheagency.com
Softvision LLC 2018-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.softvision.com
SaaSfocus 2018-08-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Noida, India · www.saasfocus.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 13 (34%) 2M (< 1%) - -
Business Services 7 (18%) 185M (6%) - -
Internet Software and Services 5 (13%) 35M (1%) - -
Software 4 (11%) 2.7B (90%) - -
Marketing 3 (8%) - - -
Communications 1 (3%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (3%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (3%) 75M (3%) - -
Media 1 (3%) - - -
Staffing 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Total 38 $3.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 2.9B - -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  New Jersey 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 2.7B - -
  California 1 135M - -
India 5 127M - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
Australia 2 - - -
France 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Indonesia 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (39%) 2.9B (96%) - -
Cross-border 23 (61%) 127M (4%) - -
Total 38 $3.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Redwood Capital Group LLC
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $135M
< $100M 4 $162M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest The TriZetto Group, Inc.
$2.7B (2014-09-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
39%
7 39%
Strategic(s)
61%
11 61%

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