IHS Acquisitions and Exits, 58 Deals Between 2004 and 2016
information technology Company

IHS has acquired 57 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

IHS’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Oil Price Information Service for $650M. IHS has acquired in 18 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (29%) and software (25%).

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IHS, Inc.

15 Inverness Way East,
Englewood, Colorado 80112
United States,
(303) 790-0600
www.ihs.com

IHS is a source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments rely on the content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS was established in 1959 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 52 3 1 - - - 56
vol $1.2B $494M $650M $2.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 2 - - - 2
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Largest Oil Price Information Service LLC
$650M (2016-02-11)
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Information Technology M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1112 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 56 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 13 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 32 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 11 platform acquisitions.


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