M&A Deal Summary

Insight Acquires BlueMetal

On October 1, 2015, Insight acquired software company BlueMetal

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Insight’s 2nd transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Insight’s 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Insight’s 1st transaction in Massachusetts.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-10-01
Target BlueMetal
Sector Software
Buyer(s) Insight
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

BlueMetal

Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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BlueMetal delivers strategic design, application development, business intelligence solutions and data visualization platforms.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Insight

Tempe, Arizona, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1988
Sector Information Technology
Employees11,624
Revenue 9.4B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Insight Enterprise's corporate headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.
Entrance to Insight Enterprise's corporate headquarters in Tempe, Arizona.

Insight develops, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products, services, and devices. Insight provides cloud-based services to consumers and businesses; designs, manufactures, and sells devices that integrate with its cloud-based services; and delivers online advertising to a global audience. Insight's products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; cross-device productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. Insight also designs and sells hardware including PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, phones, other intelligent devices, and related accessories. Insight was formed in 1988 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 12
Sector (Software) 2 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 11
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 4 of 8
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-09-19 Ensynch

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Ensynch is a provider of professional services, managed services, and IT staffing to middle-market enterprises across the Southwest and Western U.S.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-08-31 Ignia

Perth, Australia

Ignia is a business technology consulting and managed services provider. Ignia specializes in digital transformation, delivering solutions for organizational agility, productivity and competitive performance.

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