OpenText Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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OpenText has acquired 48 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 22 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

OpenText’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Documentum for $1.6B. OpenText has acquired in 11 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (48%) and information technology (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity42
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27
  • M&A Advisors 3

OpenText

OpenText Corp.

275 Frank Tompa Drive,
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0A1
Canada,
(519) 888-7111
www.opentext.com

OpenText is an independent software provider of enterprise information management (EIM). Open Text was founded in 1991 and is based in Waterloo, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 33 2 2 2 1 2 42
vol $6.8B $343M $310M $1.5B $75M $860M $9.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  42

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bricata, Inc. 2021-11-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbia, Maryland · www.bricata.com
Zix Corp. 2021-11-08 860M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.zix.com
XMedius Solutions, Inc. 2020-03-09 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.xmedius.com
Carbonite, Inc. 2019-11-11 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.carbonite.com
Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc. 2019-01-31 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.catalystsecure.com
Liaison Technologies, Inc. 2018-10-31 310M USD Add-on Acquisition
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.liaison.com
Hightail, Inc. 2018-02-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Campbell, California · www.hightail.com
Guidance Software, Inc. 2017-07-26 240M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pasadena, California · www.guidancesoftware.com
Covisint Corp. 2017-06-05 103M USD Add-on Acquisition
Southfield, Michigan · www.covisint.com
EMC Corp. - Enterprise Content Division 2016-09-12 1.6B USD Divestiture
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 20 (48%) 2.3B (23%) - -
Information Technology 14 (33%) 5.4B (55%) - -
Internet Software and Services 6 (14%) 1.8B (18%) - -
Business Services 1 (2%) 71M (1%) - -
Communications 1 (2%) 315M (3%) - -
Total 42 $9.9B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 31 9.3B - -
  California 8 2.6B - -
  Texas 4 1.4B - -
  Maryland 4 1.3B - -
  Massachusetts 3 3.1B - -
  Washington 2 136M - -
  Michigan 2 203M - -
  Georgia 2 310M - -
  Colorado 1 75M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
Canada 8 576M - -
  Ontario 6 501M - -
  Quebec 2 75M - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (19%) 576M (6%) - -
Cross-border 34 (81%) 9.3B (94%) - -
Total 42 $9.9B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
1
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $5.8B
$100M to $1B 12 $3.7B
< $100M 10 $378M
TOTAL $9.9B
Largest Documentum, Inc.
$1.6B (2016-09-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
38%
16 (38%)
Strategic(s)
17%
7 (17%)

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