Facebook Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And Services Company

Facebook has acquired 81 companies, including 23 in the last 5 years.

Facebook’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired WhatsApp for $19.0B. Facebook has acquired in 10 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (52%) and software (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity81
    • M&A Buy Activity81
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 2

Facebook

Facebook, Inc.

1601 Willow Road,
Menlo Park, California 94025
United States,
(650) 543-4800
www.facebook.com

Facebook is a social utility company that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph, the digital mapping of people's real-world social connections. Facebook was founded in 2004 and is based in Menlo Park, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 64 3 4 3 5 2 81
vol $22.5B $579M $1.4B $24.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  81

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BigBox VR, Inc. 2021-06-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.bigboxvr.com
Unit 2 Games 2021-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom · www.unit2games.com
Kustomer, Inc. 2020-11-30 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.kustomer.com
Ready At Dawn Studios LLC 2020-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.readyatdawn.com
Giphy, Inc. 2020-05-15 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.giphy.com
Jio Platforms Ltd. 2020-04-21 - Stake Purchase
Navi Mumbai, India
Sanzaru Games, Inc. 2020-02-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Foster City, California · www.sanzaru.com
PlayGiga S.L. 2019-12-18 79M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.playgiga.com
CTRL-labs 2019-09-23 500M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.ctrl-labs.com
Servicefriend 2019-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.servicefriend.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 42 (52%) 20.5B (84%) - -
Software 23 (28%) 1.0B (4%) - -
Digital Media 6 (7%) 479M (2%) - -
Media 4 (5%) - - -
Technology Hardware 3 (4%) 2.5B (10%) - -
Information Technology 2 (2%) - - -
Staffing 1 (1%) - - -
Total 81 $24.5B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 60 24.4B - -
  California 39 22.5B - -
  New York 8 1.9B - -
  Washington 3 - - -
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  Maryland 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 6 - - -
Israel 4 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Finland 2 - - -
India 2 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Spain 1 79M - -
Domestic 60 (74%) 24.4B (100%) - -
Cross-border 21 (26%) 79M (< 1%) - -
Total 81 $24.5B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Allen & Company
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $23.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.3B
< $100M 5 $154M
TOTAL $24.5B
Largest WhatsApp, Inc.
$19.0B (2014-02-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)

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