VERITAS Software Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

VERITAS Software has acquired 7 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

VERITAS Software’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired Precise Software Solutions for $609M. VERITAS Software has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

VERITAS Software Corp.

350 Ellis Street,
Mountain View, California 94043
United States,
(650) 527-8000
www.veritas.com

VERITAS Software Corp. is a provider of storage and server management software solutions. The Company was formed in 1982 and is based in Mountain View, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 - - 1 1 - 7
vol $704M $704M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
APTARE, Inc. 2019-03-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Campbell, California · www.aptare.com
fluid Operations AG 2018-03-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Walldorf, Germany · www.fluidops.com
Precise Software Solutions, Inc. 2008-06-17 - Divestiture
Redwood Shores, California · www.precise.com
Precise Software Solutions, Inc. 2003-06-30 609M USD Add-on Acquisition
Redwood Shores, California · www.precise.com
The Kernel Group 2002-01-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas
TeleBackup Systems, Inc. 1999-06-01 90M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta
Openvision Technologies 1997-04-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Pleasanton, California
Advanced Computing Systems Corp. (ASCS) 1996-03-28 6M USD Add-on Acquisition
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 7 (100%) 704M (100%) 1 (100%) -
Total 7 $704M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 615M 1 -
  California 3 609M 1 -
  Texas 1 - - -
Canada 1 90M - -
  Alberta 1 90M - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 615M (87%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (29%) 90M (13%) - -
Total 7 $704M 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $609M
< $100M 2 $95M
TOTAL $704M
Largest Precise Software Solutions, Inc.
$609M (2003-06-30)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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