M&A Deal Summary

Red Hat Acquires Ansible

On October 16, 2015, Red Hat acquired information technology company Ansible for 100M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Red Hat’s 4th transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Red Hat’s 9th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Red Hat’s 23rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Red Hat’s 1st transaction in North Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-10-16
Target Ansible
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Red Hat
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 100M USD

Target

Ansible

Durham, North Carolina, United States
website
Ansible, Inc. is a provider of IT automation solutions designed to help enterprises move toward frictionless IT.

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Buyer

Red Hat

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1993
Sector Software
Employees8,800
Revenue 2.9B USD (2018)
DESCRIPTION
View of Red Hat's corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina.
View of Red Hat's corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Red Hat is a provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers support, training, and consulting services. Red Hat was formed in 1993 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 26 of 32
Sector (Information Technology) 4 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 25 of 31
State (North Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 23 of 29
Year (2015) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 9 of 16
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Sunnyvale, California, United States

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