M&A Deal Summary

SolarWinds Acquires DameWare Development

On December 15, 2011, SolarWinds acquired software company DameWare Development for 40M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is SolarWinds’ 3rd transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is SolarWinds’ 6th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is SolarWinds’ 5th transaction in the United States.
  • This is SolarWinds’ 4th transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-12-15
Target DameWare Development
Sector Software
Buyer(s) SolarWinds
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 40M USD

Target

DameWare Development

Austin, Texas, United States
website
DameWare Development LLC, sells software tools to companies that allow system administrators to remotely manage the computers on their networks.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

SolarWinds

Austin, Texas, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1999
Sector Software
Employees3,342
Revenue 719M USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

SolarWinds provides hybrid IT infrastructure management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. SolarWinds was founded in 1999 and is based in Austin, Texas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 22
Sector (Software) 3 of 12
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 5 of 21
State (Texas) 4 of 5
Country (United States) 5 of 18
Year (2011) 4 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 6 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-10-12 DNS Enterprise

Austin, Texas, United States

DNS Enterprise, Inc., is a provider of software services.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-02-02 EminentWare

Austin, Texas, United States

EminentWare LLC, a Windows server and workstation patch management software provider.

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