DELL EMC Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

DELL EMC has acquired 69 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

DELL EMC’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Isilon Systems for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold RSA Security to Ontario Teachers ? Pension Plan for $2.1B. DELL EMC has acquired in 14 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (57%) and internet software and services (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity77
    • M&A Buy Activity69
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 4

DELL EMC

176 South Street,
Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748
United States,
(508) 435-1000
www.emc.com

Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC, formerly EMC Corp., was established in 1979 and is based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 69 - - - - - 69
vol $12.9B $12.9B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 3 2 1 1 - 1 8
vol $200M $3.2B $146M $2.1B $5.7B
  77

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
RSA Security LLC 2020-02-18 2.1B USD Divestiture
Bedford, Massachusetts · www.rsa.com
Mozy, Inc. 2018-02-13 146M USD Divestiture
Pleasant Grove, Utah · www.mozy.com
Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc. 2017-04-20 - Divestiture
Austin, Texas · www.spanning.com
EMC Corp. - Enterprise Content Division 2016-09-12 1.6B USD Divestiture
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Documentum, Inc. 2016-09-12 1.6B USD Divestiture
Pleasanton, California
Syncplicity, Inc. 2015-07-07 - Divestiture
Santa Clara, California · www.syncplicity.com
Virtustream, Inc. 2015-05-26 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Bethesda, Maryland · www.virtustream.com
Maginatics, Inc. 2014-10-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.maginatics.com
Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc. 2014-10-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.spanning.com
Cloudscaling Group Inc. 2014-10-28 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.cloudscaling.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 39 (57%) 1.8B (14%) - -
Internet Software and Services 13 (19%) 2.1B (16%) 4 (50%) 146M (3%)
Information Technology 9 (13%) 6.2B (48%) 4 (50%) 5.5B (97%)
Technology Hardware 7 (10%) 2.7B (21%) - -
Business Services 1 (1%) - - -
Total 69 $12.9B 8 $5.7B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 62 12.3B 8 5.7B
  California 25 5.8B 3 1.6B
  Massachusetts 14 2.3B 2 3.7B
  Washington 4 2.3B - -
  Texas 3 - 1 -
  Colorado 3 - - -
  Virginia 2 197M - -
  New York 2 260M - -
  New Jersey 2 300M - -
  Maryland 2 1.2B - -
  Utah 1 76M 1 146M
  Ohio 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 2 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Belgium 1 50M - -
Israel 1 430M - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 84M - -
Domestic 62 (90%) 12.3B (96%) 8 (100%) 5.7B (100%)
Cross-border 7 (10%) 564M (4%) - -
Total 69 $12.9B 8 $5.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
3
Navidar Holdco LLC
1
Needham & Co. LLC
1
Legal Deals
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 5 $9.4B
$100M to $1B 11 $3.0B
< $100M 9 $551M
TOTAL $12.9B
Largest Isilon Systems, Inc.
$2.3B (2010-11-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $5.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $346M
TOTAL $5.7B
Largest RSA Security LLC
$2.1B (2020-02-18)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
9 100%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
56%
5 56%
Strategic(s)
44%
4 44%

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