Progress Software Acquisitions and Exits, 25 Deals Between 2003 and 2019
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Progress Software has acquired 20 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Progress Software’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Telerik AD for $263M. Progress Software has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (70%) and internet software and services (20%).

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Progress Software Corp.

14 Oak Park Drive,
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
United States,
(781) 280-4000
www.progress.com

Progress Software Corp. is a software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the cloud, on any platform or device, to any data source, with enhanced performance, minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership. Progress Software was founded in 1981 and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 16 - 1 2 - 1 20
vol $627M $79M $225M $931M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - - 1 5
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Deal Values

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Largest Telerik AD
$263M (2014-10-22)
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Software M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 732 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 52 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 18 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is Volaris Group, with 15 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is Vista Equity Partners with 12 platform acquisitions.


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