Facebook Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And Services Company

Facebook has acquired 75 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 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (55%) and software (31%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity75
    • M&A Buy Activity75
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 58 6 3 4 3 1 75
vol $22.5B $579M $23.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  75

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
Vidpresso, Inc. 2018-08-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Ogden, Utah · www.vidpresso.com
Redkix 2018-07-26 - Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.redkix.com
Bloomsbury AI Ltd. 2018-07-02 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.bloomsbury.ai
Confirm.io 2018-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.confirm.io
Midnight Labs LLC (dba tbh) 2017-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.tbhtime.com
fayteq AG 2017-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Erfurt, Germany · www.fayteq.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Oculus VR, Inc. 2014-03-25 Pebbles Ltd. 2015-07-16 6
Irvine, California · www.oculusvr.com Kfar Saba, Israel · www.pebblesinterfaces.com
Oculus VR, Inc. 2014-03-25 Surreal Vision Ltd. 2015-05-26 5
Irvine, California · www.oculusvr.com Bushey, United Kingdom · www.surreal.vision
Oculus VR, Inc. 2014-03-25 Nimble VR, Inc. 2014-12-11 4
Irvine, California · www.oculusvr.com San Francisco, California · www.nimblevr.com
Oculus VR, Inc. 2014-03-25 13th Lab 2014-12-11 3
Irvine, California · www.oculusvr.com Stockholm, Sweden · www.13thlab.com
Oculus VR, Inc. 2014-03-25 Jenkins Software LLC (dba RakNet) 2014-07-07 2
Irvine, California · www.oculusvr.com Costa Mesa, California · www.jenkinssoftware.com
Oculus VR, Inc. 2014-03-25 Carbon Design Group 2014-06-24 1
Irvine, California · www.oculusvr.com Seattle, Washington · www.carbondesign.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 41 (55%) 19.5B (84%) - -
Software 23 (31%) 1.0B (4%) - -
Media 4 (5%) - - -
Technology Hardware 3 (4%) 2.5B (11%) - -
Digital Media 2 (3%) 79M (< 1%) - -
Information Technology 1 (1%) - - -
Staffing 1 (1%) - - -
Total 75 $23.1B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 56 23.0B - -
  California 38 22.5B - -
  New York 6 525M - -
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  Washington 2 - - -
  Maryland 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 5 - - -
Israel 4 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Finland 2 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Spain 1 79M - -
Domestic 56 (75%) 23.0B (100%) - -
Cross-border 19 (25%) 79M (< 1%) - -
Total 75 $23.1B - -

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $22.0B
$100M to $1B 2 $900M
< $100M 5 $154M
TOTAL $23.1B
Largest WhatsApp, Inc.
$19.0B (2014-02-19)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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