SAP SE Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

SAP SE has acquired 57 companies, including 16 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

SAP SE’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Concur Technologies for $8.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold SAP Digital Interconnect to Sinch AB for $254M. SAP SE has acquired in 11 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (66%) and information technology (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity59
    • M&A Buy Activity55
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 2

SAP SE

Dietmar-Hopp-Allee 16,
Wlldorf, 69190
Germany,
+49 6227 747474
www.sap.com

SAP AG is a multinational software company that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP was founded in 1972 and is based in Walldorf, Germany.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 45 1 5 1 1 2 55
vol $29.9B $8.0B $1.2B $39.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 - - 1 1 1 4
vol $254M $254M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AppGyver Oy 2021-02-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Helsinki, Finland · www.appgyver.com
Qualtrics International, Inc. 2021-01-28 - Spin Off
Provo, Utah · www.qualtrics.com
Signavio GmbH 2021-01-27 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.signavio.com
Emarsys eMarketing Systems AG 2020-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Vienna, Austria · www.emarsys.com
SAP Digital Interconnect 2020-05-05 254M EUR Divestiture
Wlldorf, Germany
SAP AG - Content as a Service (CaaS) 2019-02-25 - Divestiture
, Germany
Vistex, Inc. 2019-01-23 - Growth Capital
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.vistex.com
Contextor SAS 2018-11-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Orsay, France · www.contextor.eu
Qualtrics International, Inc. 2018-11-11 8.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Provo, Utah · www.qualtrics.com
Coresystems FSM AG 2018-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Windisch, Switzerland · www.coresystems.net
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SuccessFactors, Inc.    - Jobs2Web, Inc. 2011-12-13 6
San Mateo, California · www.successfactors.com Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.jobs2web.com
Ariba, Inc.    - Ariba - BPO Assets 2010-10-06 1
Sunnyvale, California · www.ariba.com , California
Business Objects S.A    - Cartesis SA 2007-04-23 6
Levallois-perret, France Paris, France · www.cartesis.com
Visiprise, Inc.    - RSS Solutions, Inc. 2006-05-23 1
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.visiprise.com Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
Business Objects S.A    - SRC Software, Inc. 2005-07-21 5
Levallois-perret, France Portland, Oregon
Business Objects S.A    - Acta Technology 2002-08-01 4
Levallois-perret, France Mountain View, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 36 (65%) 25.6B (65%) - -
Information Technology 10 (18%) 4.3B (11%) 2 (50%) -
Internet Software and Services 8 (15%) 9.2B (24%) 2 (50%) 254M (100%)
Staffing 1 (2%) - - -
Total 55 $39.1B 4 $254M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 30 29.8B 1 -
  California 14 13.5B - -
  Illinois 3 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Arizona 2 - - -
  Utah 1 8.0B 1 -
  Washington 1 8.3B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
Germany 9 2.5B 3 254M
France 5 6.8B - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
Finland 2 - - -
Norway 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (16%) 2.5B (6%) 3 (75%) 254M (100%)
Cross-border 46 (84%) 36.6B (94%) 1 (25%) -
Total 55 $39.1B 4 $254M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 8 $39.1B
TOTAL $39.1B
Largest Concur Technologies, Inc.
$8.3B (2014-09-18)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $254M
TOTAL $254M
Largest SAP Digital Interconnect
$254M (2020-05-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
15%
8 (15%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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