Mercury Interactive Corp.

379 North Whisman Road,
Mountain View, California 94043-3969
United States,
(650)603-5200
www.mercury.com

The company provides business technology optimization (BTO) software and services in the United States and internationally.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # - - 1 - - 1 2
vol $225M $225M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
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Largest Kintana, Inc.
$225M (2003-06-16)
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Mercury Interactive was acquired by HP on November 07, 2006.

Mercury Interactive has acquired 3 companies of its own. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Mercury Interactive’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired Kintana for $225M. Mercury Interactive has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (50%) and software (50%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 983 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 67 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 33 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 9 platform acquisitions.

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