Salesforce.com Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Internet Software And Services Company

Salesforce.com has acquired 57 companies, including 28 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Salesforce.com’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Tableau Software for $15.7B. Salesforce.com has acquired in 11 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (55%) and software (37%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity57
    • M&A Buy Activity57
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Salesforce.com, Inc.

Salesforce Tower 3rd Floor 415 Mission Street,
San Francisco, California 94105
United States,
(415) 901-7000
www.salesforce.com

Salesforce is a provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions. The Company's four core services include Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud and the Salesforce Platform. Salesforce delivers solutions as a service via all the major Internet browsers and on most major mobile device operating systems. Salesforce sells to businesses of all sizes and in almost every industry worldwide on a subscription basis, primarily through direct sales efforts and also indirectly through partners. Salesforce was formed in 1999 and is based in San Francisco, California. Salesforce.com was founded in 1999 and is based in San Francisco, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 35 10 1 4 5 2 57
vol $4.8B $4.3B $6.5B $17.2B $1.3B $34.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  57

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vlocity Inc. 2020-02-25 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.vlocity.com
Evergage, Inc. 2020-02-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Somerville, Massachusetts · www.evergage.com
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. 2019-08-07 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Petah Tikva, Israel · www.clicksoftware.com
Tableau Software, Inc. 2019-06-10 15.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.tableau.com
Bonobo AI 2019-05-06 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.bonobo.ai
MapAnything, Inc. 2019-04-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.mapanything.com
roundCorner 2019-01-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Villanova, Pennsylvania · www.roundcorner.com
Datorama, Inc. 2018-07-16 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.datorama.com
MuleSoft, Inc. 2018-03-20 6.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.mulesoft.com
CloudCraze Software LLC 2018-03-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.cloudcraze.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ExactTarget, Inc. 2013-06-04 Pardot, Inc. 2013-07-12 1
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.exacttarget.com Atlanta, Georgia · www.pardot.com
Buddy Media, Inc.    - Brighter Option Ltd. 2012-02-27 1
New York, New York London, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 31 (54%) 8.8B (26%) - -
Software 21 (37%) 23.8B (70%) - -
Information Technology 3 (5%) 1.4B (4%) - -
Business Services 1 (2%) - - -
Marketing 1 (2%) - - -
Total 57 $34.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 48 32.2B - -
  California 29 10.5B - -
  Illinois 5 32M - -
  Washington 3 15.7B - -
  Massachusetts 3 2.8B - -
  New York 2 689M - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 2.5B - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
Israel 4 1.5B - -
Canada 2 326M - -
  Nova Scotia 1 - - -
France 2 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 48 (84%) 32.2B (95%) - -
Cross-border 9 (16%) 1.8B (5%) - -
Total 57 $34.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
4
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $30.2B
$100M to $1B 8 $3.6B
< $100M 6 $208M
TOTAL $34.0B
Largest Tableau Software, Inc.
$15.7B (2019-06-10)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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