Software AG

Uhlandstrasse 12,
Darmstadt, 64297
Germany,
+49 6151 920
www.softwareag.com

Software AG is a provider of infrastructure software. The company conducts its operations through two business divisions: enterprise Transaction Systems and webmethods.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 7 4 - 1 2 1 15
vol $546M $546M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  15

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Largest webMethods, Inc.
$546M (2007-04-05)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Software AG has acquired 15 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Software AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired webMethods for $546M. Software AG has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (74%) and internet software and services (27%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1054 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 69 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 11 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 33 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 11 platform acquisitions.

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