Dell Mergers and Acquisitions Summary
technology hardware Company

Dell has acquired 35 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Dell’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired DELL EMC for $67.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Dell Services to NTT DATA for $3.1B. Dell has acquired in 15 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (45%) and software (32%).

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Dell Technologies, Inc. (Dell)

1 Dell Way,
Round Rock, Texas 78682
United States,
(800) 289-3355

Dell Technologies, Inc. is a global provider of technology equipment and information technology software and solutions. Dell Technologies looks to bring together the entire infrastructure from hardware to software to services. Through its recent combination with EMC, Dell Technologies offers next-generation solutions through its Client Solutions Group, Infrastructure Solutions Group, VMware, Inc., RSA Information Security, SecureWorks Corp., Pivotal Software, Inc., Boomi, Inc., and Virtustream, Inc. Dell's solutions enable digital transformation and encompass software-defined data centers, all-flash arrays, hybrid cloud, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure, cloud-native software application development tools, mobile, and security solutions. Dell was formed in 1984 and is based in Round Rock, Texas.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 28 1 - - - - 29
vol $11.2B $67.0B $78.2B
Sell (1.2/yr) # - 1 5 - - - 6
vol $3.1B $3.1B

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Largest DELL EMC
$67.0B (2015-10-12)
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Largest Dell Services
$3.1B (2016-03-28)

Technology Hardware M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 207 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apple, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is Deutsche Beteiligungs AG with 2 platform acquisitions.

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