HP Inc.

1501 Page Mill Road,
Palo Alto, California 94304
United States,
(650) 857-1501

HP Inc. is the hardware successor to Hewlett-Packard Company. The Group focuses on providing hardware, printers, and personal computing products. The original Hewlett-Packard Co. dates back to 1939 and the new entity was formed in November 2015. HP Inc. is based in Palo Alto, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 84 1 3 1 - - 89
vol $68.9B $25M $2.7B $1.1B $72.7B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 9 1 2 1 - - 13
vol $89M $315M $404M

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Largest Compaq Computer Corp.
$25.0B (2002-05-03)
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Largest HP, Inc. - Customer Communications Management Assets
$315M (2016-06-20)

According to our data here at Mergr, HP has acquired 93 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 19 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 13 assets.

HP’s largest acquisition to date was in 2002, when it acquired Compaq Computer for $25.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold HP - Customer Communications Management Assets to OpenText for $315M. HP has acquired in 19 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (40%) and technology hardware (23%).

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 241 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apogee, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 3 platform acquisitions.

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