EMC Corp. (dba Dell EMC)

176 South Street,
Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748
United States,
(508) 435-1000

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 60 3 5 1 - - 69
vol $11.5B $200M $1.2B $12.9B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 2 - - 1 2 1 6
vol $200M $3.2B $3.4B

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Largest Isilon Systems, Inc.
$2.3B (2010-11-15)
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Largest Documentum, Inc.
$1.6B (2016-09-12)

EMC was acquired by Dell Technologies on October 12, 2015.

EMC has acquired 69 companies of its own, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

EMC’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Isilon Systems for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Documentum to OpenText for $1.6B. 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%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1056 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 70 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 11 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 33 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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