Spotify Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Digital MediaCompany

Spotify has acquired 27 companies, including 20 in the last 5 years.

Spotify’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Gimlet Media for $200M. Spotify has acquired in 5 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (60%) and digital media (26%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Spotify

Spotify Technology S.A.

42-44, avenue de la Gare,
Luxembourg, 1610
Luxembourg,
+44 2032 879 990
www.spotify.com

Spotify is an internet audio streaming subscription service provider. Spotify was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (3.0/yr) # 12 1 4 2 4 4 27
vol $200M $200M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Heardle 2022-07-12 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.heardle.app
Sonantic Ltd. 2022-06-13 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.sonantic.io
Chartable Holding, Inc. 2022-02-16 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.chartable.com
Podsights 2022-02-16 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.podsights.com
Whooshkaa Pty Ltd. 2021-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Surry Hills, Australia · www.whooshkaa.com
Findaway 2021-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Solon, Ohio · www.findaway.com
Podz 2021-06-17 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.listentopodz.com
Betty Labs 2021-03-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.bettylabs.io
Megaphone LLC 2020-11-10 - Divestiture
Washington, District of Columbia · www.megaphone.fm
The Ringer 2020-02-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.theringer.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 16 (62%) - - -
Digital Media 7 (27%) 200M (100%) - -
Information Technology 1 (4%) - - -
Marketing 1 (4%) - - -
Software 1 (4%) - - -
Total 26 $200M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 19 200M - -
  New York 10 200M - -
  California 6 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 27 (100%) 200M (100%) - -
Total 27 $200M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
TOTAL $200M
Largest Gimlet Media Inc.
$200M (2019-02-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)

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