The last two months have been a huge period of tech acquisitions to a total of more than $100 billion

I just saw the breaking news about Tesla acquiring SolarCity for $2.6B and realised it’s been a huge two months of tech acquisitions.

I tabulated the big ones (let me know if I’ve missed any).

In total, eight deals totalled to a value of more than $100 billion!!

JUNE:

Microsoft acquires LinkedIn for $26.6B

Symantec acquires Blue Coat Systems for $4.65B

JULY:

SoftBank acquires ARM for $32B

Analogue Devices acquires Linear Technology for $14.8B

Oracle acquires NetSuite for $9.3B

Verizon acquires Yahoo for $4.83B

AUGUST

Didi Chuxing acquires Uber China for a 20% stake in Didi ($7B)

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6B

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