Facebook, Inc.

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

Facebook, Inc. 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 formed in 2004 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (6.6/yr) # 34 11 7 6 6 3 67
vol $1.1B $15M $21.4B $22.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest WhatsApp, Inc.
$19.0B (2014-02-19)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Facebook has acquired 67 companies, including 33 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 9 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (56%) and software (33%).

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1207 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 54 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is j2 Global, with 30 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the internet software and services sector over the past 3 years is Vista Equity Partners with 13 platform acquisitions.

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