F5 Networks, Inc.

401 Elliott Avenue West,
Seattle, Washington 98119
United States,
(206) 272-5555
www.f5.com

F5 Networks, Inc. is a provider of Application Delivery Networking (ADN) technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance and availability of servers, data storage devices and other network resources. F5's products collectively function as a dynamic control plane that simplifies the management of data center operations and the delivery of services across diverse data center resources. F5 Networks, Inc. was formed in 1996 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 5 2 1 - - - 8
vol $307M $125M $432M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  8

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Join to Access.
Legal Deals
Join to Access.

Deal Values

Buy # TOTAL
> $1B Sign-up to View
$100M to $1B Sign-up to View
< $100M Sign-up to View
TOTAL Sign-up to View
Largest Acopia Networks, Inc.
$210M (2007-09-13)
Sell # Total
> $1B Sign-up to View
$100M to $1B Sign-up to View
< $100M Sign-up to View
Total Sign-up to View

According to our data here at Mergr, F5 Networks has acquired 8 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

F5 Networks’ largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Acopia Networks for $210M. F5 Networks has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (38%) and software (38%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 982 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 67 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 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 9 platform acquisitions.

Join Mergr and gain access to F5 Networks’ M&A summary, the M&A summaries of companies just like it, as well as recent M&A activity in the information technology sector.


What's Mergr?

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 3.1K Private Equity Firms
  • 110K M&A Transactions
  • 120K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 2.7K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 38K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.