Splunk - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Splunk M&A Summary

Splunk has acquired 14 companies of its own, including 5 in the last 5 years.

Splunk’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired SignalFx for $1.1B. Splunk has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (50%) and software (29%).

Splunk Ownership

Who owns Splunk?

Splunk is owned by Cisco Systems. It was acquired on September 21, 2023.

Was Splunk formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Splunk was formerly owned by 2 private investors.

Splunk Business Overview

Where is Splunk headquartered?

Splunk is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

What is Splunk’s revenue?

Splunk disclosed revenue of 3,654M USD for 2023 and 2,674M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Splunk have?

Splunk has 6,500 employees.

What sector is Splunk in?

Splunk is a software company.

When was Splunk founded?

Splunk was founded in 2003.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3

Splunk

Splunk, Inc.

270 Brannan Street,
San Francisco, California 94107
United States,
(415) 848-8400
www.splunk.com

Splunk is a provider of operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as historical data across your IT infrastructure. Splunk was formed in 2003 and is based in San Francisco, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 10 3 1 - - - 14
vol $1.6B $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TruSTAR Technology 2021-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.trustar.co
Flowmill, Inc. 2020-11-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.flowmill.com
Rigor, Inc. 2020-10-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.rigor.com
Plumbr 2020-10-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Tallinn, Estonia · www.plumbr.io
SignalFx, Inc. 2019-08-21 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.signalfx.com
Krypton 2018-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.kryptoncloud.com
VictorOps, Inc. 2018-06-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.victorops.com
Phantom Cyber Corp. 2018-02-27 350M USD Add-on Acquisition
Woodside, California · www.phantom.us
SignalSense, Inc. 2017-10-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.signalsense.com
Rocana, Inc. 2017-10-09 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.rocana.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 7 (50%) 1.1B (66%) - -
Software 4 (29%) 350M (22%) - -
Information Technology 3 (21%) 190M (12%) - -
Total 14 $1.6B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 1.6B - -
  California 9 1.6B - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Estonia 1 - - -
Domestic 12 (86%) 1.6B (100%) - -
Cross-border 2 (14%) - - -
Total 14 $1.6B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $540M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest SignalFx, Inc.
$1.1B (2019-08-21)

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