Computershare Ltd.

Yarra Falls, 452 Johnston Street,
Abbotsford, VIC 3067
+61 3 9415 5000

Computershare Ltd. specializes in the provision of software solutions and professional services to the securities industry.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 17 3 1 2 - 1 24
vol $966M $73M $25M $420M $1.5B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 1 - - 1 - 5
vol $7M $7M

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Largest Shareowner Services Business - The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
$550M (2011-04-28)
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Largest Computershare Electoral Management Services Ltd. (Strand Business Systems)
$7M (2010-07-27)

According to our data here at Mergr, Computershare has acquired 24 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Computershare’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Shareowner Services Business - The Bank of New York Mellon for $550M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Computershare Electoral Management Services to IDOX for $7M. Computershare has acquired in 9 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (46%) and business services (38%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1128 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 61 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 9 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 32 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 11 platform acquisitions.

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