Facebook Acquisitions, 71 Deals Between 2007 and 2018
internet software and services Company

Facebook has acquired 71 companies, including 19 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 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (57%) and software (33%).

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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 ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 52 6 6 3 4 - 71
vol $22.5B $22.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest WhatsApp, Inc.
$19.0B (2014-02-19)
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Internet Software And Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1009 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 39 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 7 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is Alphabet, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the internet software and services sector over the past 3 years is Vista Equity Partners with 9 platform acquisitions.


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