Salesforce.com, Inc.

The Landmark @ One Market Suite 300,
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.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (4.6/yr) # 23 5 1 6 10 1 46
vol $1.6B $2.5B $390M $360M $4.3B $9.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Demandware, Inc.
$2.8B (2016-06-01)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Salesforce.com has acquired 46 companies, including 23 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Salesforce.com’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Demandware for $2.8B. Salesforce.com has acquired in 9 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (57%) and software (35%).

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1216 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 52 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 12 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is j2 Global, with 30 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the internet software and services sector over the past 3 years is Vista Equity Partners with 13 platform acquisitions.

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