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The Landmark @ One Market Suite 300,
San Francisco, California 94105
United States,
(415) 901-7000

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.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 28 1 6 10 1 4 50
vol $4.1B $390M $360M $4.3B $6.5B $15.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

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Largest MuleSoft, Inc.
$6.5B (2018-03-20)
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According to our data here at Mergr, has acquired 50 companies, including 22 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired MuleSoft for $6.5B. has acquired in 9 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (56%) and software (36%).

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1181 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 48 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is j2 Global, with 19 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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