Red Hat Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

Red Hat has acquired 31 companies of its own, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Red Hat’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Cygnus Solutions for $674M. Red Hat has acquired in 12 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (59%) and internet software and services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Red Hat, Inc.

100 East Davie Street,
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
United States,
(919) 754-3700
www.redhat.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 26 1 2 2 - - 31
vol $2.6B $250M $2.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NooBaa, Inc. 2018-11-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.noobaa.com
CoreOS, Inc. 2018-01-30 250M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.coreos.com
Permabit Technology Corp. 2017-07-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.permabit.com
Codenvy, Inc. 2017-05-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Dover, Delaware · www.codenvy.com
3scale, Inc. 2016-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.3scale.net
Ansible, Inc. 2015-10-16 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
Durham, North Carolina · www.ansible.com
FeedHenry Ltd. 2014-09-18 72M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Waterford, Ireland · www.feedhenry.com
Mobicents LLC, 2014-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
eNovance SaS 2014-06-18 95M USD Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.enovance.com
Inktank Storage, Inc. 2014-04-30 175M USD Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.inktank.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 18 (58%) 1.8B (63%) - -
Internet Software and Services 6 (19%) 769M (27%) - -
Information Technology 4 (13%) 137M (5%) - -
Communications 2 (6%) 90M (3%) - -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) 47M (2%) - -
Total 31 $2.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 28 2.7B - -
  California 10 1.8B - -
  Massachusetts 5 - - -
  Virginia 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 467M - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 85M - -
  North Carolina 1 100M - -
  New Jersey 1 104M - -
  Minnesota 1 31M - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 90M - -
France 1 95M - -
Ireland 1 72M - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 28 (90%) 2.7B (94%) - -
Cross-border 3 (10%) 167M (6%) - -
Total 31 $2.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UBS Investment Bank
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 8 $2.3B
< $100M 8 $557M
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest Cygnus Solutions, Inc.
$674M (2000-01-11)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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