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Largest Corporate Buyouts Mergers and Acquisitions

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Acquired CompanyValue / PriceAcquirerYear
Note: This list contains buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and partial buyouts of company assets.
Mannesmann$202,800,000,000Vodafone1999
Time Warner$164,700,000,000America Online AOL2000
Philip Morris International$107,600,000,000Shareholders2008
ABN-AMRO$98,500,000,000RBS2007
Pharmacia Corporation$89,200,000,000Pfizer2003
Warner-Lambert Co.$88,800,000,000Pfizer2000
Mobil Corp$85,100,000,000Exxon Corp1999
SmithKline Beecham$76,000,000,000Glaxo Wellcome2000
Suez$75,200,000,000Gaz de France2008
Shell Transport & Trading Company$74,600,000,000Royal Dutch Petroleum2004
BellSouth Corporation$72,700,000,000AT&T2006
AT&T Broadband$72,000,000,000Comcast Corp2002
Citicorp$72,600,000,000Travelers Group1998
Aventis$65,600,000,000Sanofi-Synthelabo1999
Bank America Corp$64,000,000,000NationsBank1998
Kraft Foods Inc$61,600,000,000Shareholders2007
GM Certain Assets$61,200,000,000U.S. Treasury Dept2009
Bank One$58,000,000,000JP Morgan2005
Gillette Co.$57,000,000,000Procter & Gamble2005
US West$56,400,000,000Qwest2000
GTE$53,000,000,000Bell Atlantic1999
Tele-Communications Inc$48,000,000,000AT&T1998
Energy Future Holdings$44,370,000,000KKR, TPG, Goldman Sachs2007
Ameritech$42,000,000,000SBC1999
Allegan$40,500,000,000Teva2015
Alcon$39,000,000,000Novartis2008
Equity Office Properties$38,900,000,000Blackstone2007
Medco Health Solutions Inc.$34,300,000,000Express Scripts, Inc.2011
Hospital Corp. of America$32,700,000,000Bain Capital, KKR, Merrill Lynch2006
RJR Nabisco$31,100,000,000KKR1989
First Data$29,000,000,000KKR, TPG2007
Harrah’s Entertainment$27,400,000,000Apollo Global Management, TPG2006
Alltel$27,000,000,000Goldman Sachs, TPG Capital2007
Clear Channel$25,700,000,000KKR, Bain Capital, Thomas H. Lee2006
Hilton Hotels$26,000,000,000Blackstone2007
Alliance Boots$24,800,000,000KKR2007
Kinder Morgan$21,600,000,000Carlyle, Goldman Sachs and Riverstone2006
Synthes$21,300,000,000Johnson & Johnson2011
Freescale Semiconductor$17,600,000,000Blackstone, Carlyle, Permira and TPG2006
Albertson’s$17,400,000,000Cerberus Capital Management2006
Capmark$16,700,000,000KKR2005
Hertz$15,000,000,000Carlyle, Merrill Lynch and Clayton Dubilier & Rice2005
Petrohawk Energy Corporation$14,900,000,000BHP Billiton Limited2011
Lycos$12,500,000,000Terra Networks2000
Burger King$11,500,000,000Tim Hortons Inc.2013
Kelda Group PLC$10,600,000,000Citigroup Inc, HSBC Holdings PLC2007
PeopleSoft$10,300,000,000Oracle2004
Centro Properties Group$9,000,000,000Blackstone2011
Millennium Pharmaceutical$8,800,000,000Takeda Pharmaceutical2008
Skype$8,500,000,000Microsoft2011
Massey Energy$8,280,000,000Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.2011
Navteq$8,100,000,000Nokia2008
Excite$6,700,000,000@Home1999
aQuantive$6,000,000,000Microsoft2007
Broadcast.com$5,700,000,000Yahoo!1999
Kinetic Concepts Inc$5,000,000,000Apax Partners2011
Ranbaxy$4,600,000,000Daiichi Sankyo2008
Netscape$4,200,000,000AOL1998
GeoCities$3,560,000,000Yahoo!1999
Weather Channel$3,500,000,000Bain, Blackstone, NBC Universal2008
Nest$3,200,000,000Google2014
WebEx$3,200,000,000Cisco Systems2007
DoubleClick$3,100,000,000Google2008
Beats by Dre$3,000,000,000Apple2014
Skype$2,600,000,000EBay2005
Oculus Rift$2,000,000,000Facebook2014
Isis Pharmaceutical$1,900,000,000Genzyme2008
YouTube$1,650,000,000Google2006
Overture$1,600,000,000Yahoo!2003
Ask Jeeves$1,850,000,000IAC/Interactive Corp2005
PayPal$1,500,000,000eBay2002
Zappos$1,200,000,000Amazon2009
Fast Search & Transfer$1,200,000,000Microsoft2008
Mapquest$1,100,000,000AOL1999
Instagram$1,000,000,000Facebook2012
ATG$1,000,000,000Oracle2010
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Sources: Reuters, BBC, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, MSNBC
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 2, 2017

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