This data file provides a list of the top 10 acquirers in tech for each year for the period from 2000-2012. This is a quick and easy way to understand the acquirer landscape and observe changes in relative acquisitiveness over time for the various players.
Data file format – The list of Technology’s Most Active Acquirers by Year will be provided in a .csv/.xls format and includes the following information for each year:
- Name of acquirer
- Number of acquisitions in that year
This file does not contain deal specifics for each acquirer, i.e. target name, valuation, etc. It also only includes strategic acquirers so financial buyers of technology firms are not included.