SAP - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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SAP M&A Summary

SAP has acquired 63 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

SAP’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 has acquired in 11 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (60%) and information technology (22%).

SAP Business Overview

Where is SAP headquartered?

SAP is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.

What is SAP’s revenue?

SAP disclosed revenue of 30,872M EUR for 2022 and 27,840M EUR for 2021.

How many employees does SAP have?

SAP has 103,876 employees.

What sector is SAP in?

SAP is a software company.

When was SAP founded?

SAP was founded in 1972.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity66
    • M&A Buy Activity61
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 2

SAP

SAP SE

Dietmar-Hopp-Allee 16,
Walldorf, 69190
Germany,
+49 6227 7 47474
www.sap.com

SAP 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 53 1 3 2 1 1 61
vol $40.3B $1.2B $1.5B $43.0B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 1 1 1 - - 5
vol $254M $254M
  66

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WalkMe Ltd. 2024-06-05 1.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.walkme.com
LeanIX GmbH 2023-09-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Bonn, Germany · www.leanix.net
Litmos US, L.P. 2022-08-17 - Divestiture
San Ramon, California · www.litmos.com
Askdata, Inc. 2022-07-21 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.askdata.com
Taulia, Inc. 2022-01-27 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.taulia.com
SwoopTalent 2021-08-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.swooptalent.com
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
View All >>

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 (59%) 25.6B (60%) - -
Information Technology 13 (21%) 4.3B (10%) 2 (40%) -
Internet Software and Services 11 (18%) 13.1B (30%) 3 (60%) 254M (100%)
Staffing 1 (2%) - - -
Total 61 $43.0B 5 $254M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 35 33.7B 2 -
  California 19 17.4B 1 -
  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 10 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 10 (16%) 2.5B (6%) 3 (60%) 254M (100%)
Cross-border 51 (84%) 40.5B (94%) 2 (40%) -
Total 61 $43.0B 5 $254M

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 10 $43.0B
TOTAL $43.0B
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)
16%
10 (16%)
Strategic(s)
3%
2 (3%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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