Sun Microsystems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology Hardware Company

Sun Microsystems has acquired 39 companies of its own. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Sun Microsystems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Storage Technology for $4.1B. Sun Microsystems has acquired in 8 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (70%) and technology hardware (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity39
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

4150 Network Circle,
Santa Clara, California 95054
United States,
46 86 31 21 00
www.sun.com

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company that sold computers, computer components, computer software, and information technology services and that created the Java programming language, and the Network File System.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 25 5 2 3 3 1 39
vol $3.1B $4.1B $1.0B $8.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Q-layer NV 2009-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Lochristi, Belgium · www.qlayer.com
Montalvo Systems, Inc. 2008-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.montalvosystems.com
Innotek GmbH 2008-02-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Stuttgart, Germany · www.innotek.de
MySQL AB 2008-02-01 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Uppsala, Sweden · www.mysql.com
Vaau, Inc. 2007-11-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Torrance, California
Cluster File Systems, Inc. 2007-09-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.clusterfs.com
SavaJe Technologies, Inc. 2007-05-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Neogent, Inc. 2006-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.neogent.com
Aduva, Inc. 2006-03-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.Aduva.com
Storage Technology Corp. 2005-08-31 4.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Colorado
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 27 (69%) 639M (8%) - -
Technology Hardware 5 (13%) 6.2B (75%) - -
Information Technology 3 (8%) 400M (5%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (5%) 1.0B (12%) - -
Semiconductors 2 (5%) - - -
Total 39 $8.2B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 32 7.1B - -
  California 18 2.6B - -
  Massachusetts 4 400M - -
  Colorado 3 4.1B - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 74M - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 96M - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
Sweden 1 1.0B - -
Domestic 32 (82%) 7.1B (87%) - -
Cross-border 7 (18%) 1.1B (13%) - -
Total 39 $8.2B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $7.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $940M
< $100M 3 $195M
TOTAL $8.2B
Largest Storage Technology Corp.
$4.1B (2005-08-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
6 100%

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