M&A Deal Summary

Yahoo! Acquires blo.gs

On June 1, 2005, Yahoo! acquired internet software and services company blo.gs

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Yahoo!’s 19th transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Yahoo!’s 27th transaction in the United States.
Investment Fate
  • blo.gs was divested to a consortium of strategic buyers in 2009.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2005-06-01
Target blo.gs
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Yahoo!
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

blo.gs

United States
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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Yahoo!

Sunnyvale, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1994
Sector Internet Software and Services
Employees9,400
Revenue 5.0B USD (2015)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Yahoo's corporate campus in Sunnyvale, California.
Entrance to Yahoo's corporate campus in Sunnyvale, California.

Yahoo! is a provider of internet search tools, content, and communication services. The Company was formed in 1994 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 30 of 113
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 19 of 61
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 30 of 108
Country (United States) 27 of 97
Year (2005) 3 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-04-12 TeRespondo.com

Miami, Florida, United States

TeRespondo, is a PPC search network in Latin America, primarily Brazil, Mexico.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-06-14 Dialpad Communications

Milpitas, California, United States

Dialpad is a provider of Internet phone services.

Buy -