Google, Inc.

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View, California 94043
United States,
(650) 253-0000
www.google.com

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (14.2/yr) # 137 29 12 13 11 6 208
vol $23.1B $4.4B $85M $625M $28.2B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 1 1 1 - 2 1 6
vol $2.9B $2.9B
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Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$12.5B (2011-08-15)
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Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$2.9B (2014-01-29)

According to our data here at Mergr, Google has acquired 211 companies, including 79 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Google’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo Group for $2.9B. Google has acquired in 14 different US states, and 18 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (48%) and software (37%).

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1178 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 47 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 19 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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