Cognizant Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information TechnologyCompany

Cognizant has acquired 49 companies, including 32 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Cognizant’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired The TriZetto Group for $2.7B. Cognizant has acquired in 15 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (40%) and business services (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity48
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • M&A Advisors 5

Cognizant

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.

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

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


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (5.2/yr) # 22 4 5 4 8 5 48
vol $3.0B $3.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hunter Technical Resources 2021-08-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.htrjobs.com
TQS Integration Ltd. 2021-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Waterford, Ireland · www.tqsintegration.com
ESG Mobility GmbH 2021-03-25 - Divestiture
Munchen, Germany · www.esg-mobility.com
Servian Pty Ltd. 2021-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.servian.com
Linium LLC 2021-01-11 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.linium.com
Inawisdom Ltd. 2020-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Ipswich, United Kingdom · www.inawisdom.com
Bright Wolf LLC 2020-10-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Durham, North Carolina · www.brightwolf.com
10th Magnitude, Inc. 2020-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.10thmagnitude.com
Tin Roof Software 2020-08-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.tinroofsoftware.com
New Signature, Inc. 2020-07-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.newsignature.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 19 (40%) 2M (< 1%) - -
Business Services 7 (15%) 185M (6%) - -
Internet Software and Services 7 (15%) 35M (1%) - -
Software 5 (10%) 2.7B (90%) - -
Marketing 3 (6%) - - -
Staffing 2 (4%) - - -
Communications 1 (2%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (2%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (2%) 75M (3%) - -
Media 1 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - - -
Total 48 $3.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 2.9B - -
  Georgia 4 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  New Jersey 2 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 2.7B - -
  California 1 135M - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
India 5 127M - -
United Kingdom 4 - - -
Australia 3 - - -
Ireland 3 - - -
France 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Indonesia 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 21 (44%) 2.9B (96%) - -
Cross-border 27 (56%) 127M (4%) - -
Total 48 $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
Investor(s)
19%
9 (19%)
Strategic(s)
21%
10 (21%)

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