We are in 21 century and we can say it is all about Technology. In this post, I will share with you top 3 tech company deals ever in the World history. Now every people surrounded with technology and there is no question about it that technology is an essential part of our lives, today we can’t imagine living without it. Whatever technology we used these days behind all this technology some company plays the big role in reaching every people. This century all about the merger of a technology company as well and I will share with you word top 3 technology company merger ever according to prices.
Top 3 Tech Company Deals Ever
1. Dell buys EMC
Deal Value: $67 billion
One of the expensive deal ever in the tech history till now. Dell bought EMC in 2015, deal completes the combination of cash and stock. The total transaction value of the Dell-EMC merger was $67 billion. EMC basically the leading global computing storage provider with information security, virtualization, analytics, cloud computing etc. Dell itself multinational computer technology company that develops, sales, repairs and support computer and related products. The deal date was on October 12, 2015.
2. Microsoft buys LinkedIn
Deal Value: $26.2 billion
These tech companies don’t need any introduction for you all, Microsoft has announced on 13th June 2016 that it will acquire LinkedIn for 26.2 billion and the deal expected to close this year (2016). Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker by revenue with world’s most valuable companies. A few years back in May 2011 Microsoft also acquired Skype Technology for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition to date and in 2016 LinkedIn.
LinkedIn in the world’s largest and most popular professional social network and now has 433 million members worldwide and over 7 million active job listings. LinkedIn lives on 5 May 2003. LinkedIn site available in 24 languages. Microsoft and LinkedIn deal finalized at $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said, “The LinkedIn team has grown a fantastic business centered on connecting the world’s professionals,”. And the good news is Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, and will report to Microsoft CEO Nadella.
3. Facebook buys WhatsApp
Deal Value: $21.94 billion
Facebook one of the largest social networking site in the world. Facebook launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook now one of the popular social networks in all age groups it has around 1.65 billion monthly active users. The Facebook thought to merger billion user holder WhatsApp messenger and deal finalized on February 19, 2014, for $21.94 billion and it is word 3rd highest tech deal in world history.
WhatsApp Messenger is an instant messaging client for the smartphone. In this year on Feb 2016 WhatsApp had 1 billion and become the most popular messaging application.