Netgear - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Netgear M&A Summary

Netgear has acquired 7 companies. It has also divested 2 assets.

Netgear’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Sierra Wireless - AirCard Business for $138M. Netgear has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (86%) and media (15%).

Netgear Business Overview

Where is Netgear headquartered?

Netgear is headquartered in San Jose, California.

What is Netgear’s revenue?

Netgear disclosed revenue of 932M USD for 2022 and 1,168M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Netgear have?

Netgear has 771 employees.

What sector is Netgear in?

Netgear is a technology hardware company.

When was Netgear founded?

Netgear was founded in 1996.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3


Netgear, Inc.

350 East Plumeria Drive,
San Jose, California 95134
United States,
(408) 907-8000

Netgear is a global networking company that delivers products to consumers, businesses and service providers. Netgear's business is managed in three specific business units: retail, commercial, and service provider. The retail business unit consists of home networking, home video security, storage and digital media products. The commercial business unit consists of business networking, storage and security solutions. The service provider business unit consists of made-to-order and retail-proven whole home networking hardware and software solutions as well as 4G LTE hotspots sold to service providers for sale to their subscribers. Netgear was formed in 1996 and is based in San Jose, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $255M $255M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Arlo Technologies, Inc. 2018-12-31 - Spin Off
Carlsbad, California ·
Firetide, Inc. 2014-05-19 - Divestiture
Campbell, California ·
Sierra Wireless - AirCard Business 2013-01-28 138M USD Divestiture
Carlsbad, California
Avaak, Inc. 2012-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California ·
Firetide, Inc. 2012-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Campbell, California ·
Westell Technologies - Customer Networking Solutions 2011-03-18 34M USD Divestiture
Aurora, Illinois
CP Secure, Inc. 2008-12-17 14M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cupertino, California
Infrant Technologies, Inc. 2007-05-02 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California
SkipJam Corp. 2006-07-27 9M USD Add-on Acquisition
Port Chester, New York
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 6 (86%) 246M (96%) 1 (50%) -
Media 1 (14%) 9M (4%) - -
Electronics - - 1 (50%) -
Total 7 $255M 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 255M 2 -
  California 5 212M 2 -
  New York 1 9M - -
  Illinois 1 34M - -
Total 7 $255M 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $138M
< $100M 4 $117M
Largest Sierra Wireless - AirCard Business
$138M (2013-01-28)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
2 (29%)
Divested to
1 (50%)

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