Riverbed Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Riverbed has acquired 10 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Riverbed’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired OPNET Technologies for $993M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Riverbed Technology-SteelStore Product Line to NetApp for $80M. Riverbed has acquired in 4 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (40%) and software (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Riverbed

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

680 Folsom Street,
San Francisco, California 94107
United States,
(415) 247-8800
www.riverbed.com

Riverbed is a provider of software for mobile computing applications services. Riverbed delivers application performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. Riverbed was founded in 2002 and is based in San Francisco, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $80M $80M
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Xirrus, Inc. 2017-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Thousand Oaks, California · www.xirrus.com
Aternity, Inc. 2016-07-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Westborough, Massachusetts · www.aternity.com
Ocedo GmbH 2016-01-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Karlsruhe, Germany · www.ocedo.com
Riverbed Technology-SteelStore Product Line 2014-10-27 80M USD Divestiture
, United States
Infineta Systems - intellectual property 2013-03-28 - Divestiture
, United States
OPNET Technologies, Inc. 2012-12-18 993M USD Add-on Acquisition
Bethesda, Maryland · www.opnet.com
Zeus Technology Ltd. 2011-07-19 140M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Aptimize Ltd. 2011-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Wellington, New Zealand
Global Protocols LLC 2010-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenbelt, Maryland
CACE Technologies, Inc. 2010-10-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Davis, California
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (40%) 140M (12%) 1 (100%) 80M (100%)
Software 3 (30%) 1.0B (88%) - -
Communications 1 (10%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (10%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (10%) - - -
Total 10 $1.2B 1 $80M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 1.0B 1 80M
  Massachusetts 2 25M - -
  Maryland 2 993M - -
  California 2 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 140M - -
Domestic 7 (70%) 1.0B (88%) 1 (100%) 80M (100%)
Cross-border 3 (30%) 140M (12%) - -
Total 10 $1.2B 1 $80M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest OPNET Technologies, Inc.
$993M (2012-12-18)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $80M
Largest Riverbed Technology-SteelStore Product Line
$80M (2014-10-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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