Google - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Google M&A Summary

Google has acquired 225 companies, including 15 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 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 (46%) and software (35%).

Google Business Overview

Where is Google headquartered?

Google is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

What is Google’s revenue?

Google disclosed revenue of 282,836M USD for 2022 and 257,637M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Google have?

Google has 190,234 employees.

What sector is Google in?

Google is an internet software and services company.

When was Google founded?

Google was founded in 1998.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity228
    • M&A Buy Activity222
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 18
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 30
  • M&A Advisors 6

Google

Alphabet Inc.

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


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 212 4 1 4 - 1 222
vol $33.0B $163M $5.5B $38.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $2.9B $2.9B
  228

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AST & Science LLC 2024-01-18 - PIPE
Midland, Texas · www.ast-science.com
Alter 2022-10-27 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York City, New York · www.alter.xyz
Raxium 2022-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.raxium.com
Mandiant, Inc. 2022-03-08 5.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Milpitas, California · www.mandiant.com
CyArx Technologies Ltd. 2022-01-04 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.siemplify.co
Dysonics 2021-04-05 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.dysonics.com
ActiFio, Inc. 2020-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.actifio.com
Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. 2020-04-21 - Stake Purchase
Navi Mumbai, India · www.jio.com
Pomo Search Limited 2020-01-14 163M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.pointy.com
AppSheet 2020-01-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.appsheet.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
YouTube LLC 2006-10-09 BandPage, Inc. 2016-02-12 4
San Bruno, California · www.youtube.com San Francisco, California · www.bandpage.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 102 (46%) 8.7B (22%) 2 (33%) -
Software 76 (34%) 3.6B (9%) - -
Technology Hardware 12 (5%) 15.7B (41%) 1 (17%) 2.9B (100%)
Information Technology 11 (5%) 8.3B (21%) 1 (17%) -
Electronics 4 (2%) 2.1B (5%) - -
Communications 3 (1%) - - -
Media 3 (1%) 23M (< 1%) - -
Marketing 2 (1%) - - -
Machinery 1 (< 1%) - 1 (17%) -
Publishing 1 (< 1%) 151M (< 1%) 1 (17%) -
Aerospace 1 (< 1%) - - -
Business Services 1 (< 1%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (< 1%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (< 1%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (< 1%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (< 1%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (< 1%) 85M (< 1%) - -
Total 222 $38.6B 6 $2.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 175 37.6B 6 2.9B
  California 115 20.0B 3 -
  New York 15 4.0B 1 -
  Massachusetts 8 700M 1 -
  Washington 8 188M - -
  Texas 4 - - -
  Illinois 2 12.6B 1 2.9B
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  New Mexico 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Florida 1 125M - -
Canada 10 60M - -
  Ontario 9 60M - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 8 712M - -
France 3 23M - -
Germany 3 - - -
India 3 - - -
Israel 3 40M - -
Sweden 3 - - -
Finland 2 12M - -
Ireland 2 163M - -
Japan 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Belarus 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Portugal 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 175 (79%) 37.6B (97%) 6 (100%) 2.9B (100%)
Cross-border 47 (21%) 1.0B (3%) - -
Total 222 $38.6B 6 $2.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
3
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
3
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
2
Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 8 $31.7B
$100M to $1B 16 $5.7B
< $100M 30 $1.3B
TOTAL $38.6B
Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$12.5B (2011-08-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.9B
TOTAL $2.9B
Largest Motorola Mobility LLC
$2.9B (2014-01-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
10 (5%)
Strategic(s)
2%
5 (2%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
83%
5 (83%)

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