Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 4/20/2012 – 4/27/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of April 20, 2012 through April 27, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting http://www.softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.  Notable transactions for the week include:

 

  • • Gartner Australasia Pty. Limited’s acquisition of Ideas International Ltd. (ASX:IDE) for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $14.95 million, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 1.65x
  • • Veritas Capital’s acquisition of Thomas Reuters Corporation (Health Care Business) for an Enterprise (EV) value of $1.25 billion
  • • Intuit Inc’s (NasdaqGS:INTU) acquisition of Demandforce, Inc for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $423.5 million
  • • Dassault Systemes SA’s (ENXTPA:DSY) acquisition of Gemcom Software International Inc for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $360 million
  • • MICROS System’s (NasdaqGS:MCRS) acquisition of Torex Retail Holdings Limited for an Enterprise Value of $263.09 million
  • • KIT digital Inc’s (NasdaqGS:KITD) acquisition of Hydro Australia Pty Limited for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $14.54 million
  • • VMware’s (NYSE:VMW) acquisition of Cetas Software, Inc
  • • International Business Machine Corporation’s (NYSE:IBM) acquisition of Vivisimo, Inc

 

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