Largest Corporate Buyouts Mergers and Acquisitions

Acquired Company Value / Price Acquirer Year
Note: This list contains buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and partial buyouts of company assets.
Mannesmann $202,800,000,000 Vodafone 1999
Time Warner $164,700,000,000 America Online AOL 2000
Philip Morris International $107,600,000,000 Shareholders 2008
ABN-AMRO $98,500,000,000 RBS 2007
Pharmacia Corporation $89,200,000,000 Pfizer 2003
Warner-Lambert Co. $88,800,000,000 Pfizer 2000
Mobil Corp $85,100,000,000 Exxon Corp 1999
SmithKline Beecham $76,000,000,000 Glaxo Wellcome 2000
Suez $75,200,000,000 Gaz de France 2008
Shell Transport & Trading Company $74,600,000,000 Royal Dutch Petroleum 2004
BellSouth Corporation $72,700,000,000 AT&T 2006
AT&T Broadband $72,000,000,000 Comcast Corp 2002
Citicorp $72,600,000,000 Travelers Group 1998
Aventis $65,600,000,000 Sanofi-Synthelabo 1999
Bank America Corp $64,000,000,000 NationsBank 1998
Kraft Foods Inc $61,600,000,000 Shareholders 2007
GM Certain Assets $61,200,000,000 U.S. Treasury Dept 2009
Bank One $58,000,000,000 JP Morgan 2005
Gillette Co. $57,000,000,000 Procter & Gamble 2005
US West $56,400,000,000 Qwest 2000
GTE $53,000,000,000 Bell Atlantic 1999
Tele-Communications Inc $48,000,000,000 AT&T 1998
Energy Future Holdings $44,370,000,000 KKR, TPG, Goldman Sachs 2007
Ameritech $42,000,000,000 SBC 1999
Allegan $40,500,000,000 Teva 2015
Alcon $39,000,000,000 Novartis 2008
Equity Office Properties $38,900,000,000 Blackstone 2007
Medco Health Solutions Inc. $34,300,000,000 Express Scripts, Inc. 2011
Hospital Corp. of America $32,700,000,000 Bain Capital, KKR, Merrill Lynch 2006
RJR Nabisco $31,100,000,000 KKR 1989
First Data $29,000,000,000 KKR, TPG 2007
Harrah’s Entertainment $27,400,000,000 Apollo Global Management, TPG 2006
Alltel $27,000,000,000 Goldman Sachs, TPG Capital 2007
Clear Channel $25,700,000,000 KKR, Bain Capital, Thomas H. Lee 2006
Hilton Hotels $26,000,000,000 Blackstone 2007
Alliance Boots $24,800,000,000 KKR 2007
Kinder Morgan $21,600,000,000 Carlyle, Goldman Sachs and Riverstone 2006
Synthes $21,300,000,000 Johnson & Johnson 2011
Freescale Semiconductor $17,600,000,000 Blackstone, Carlyle, Permira and TPG 2006
Albertson’s $17,400,000,000 Cerberus Capital Management 2006
Capmark $16,700,000,000 KKR 2005
Hertz $15,000,000,000 Carlyle, Merrill Lynch and Clayton Dubilier & Rice 2005
Petrohawk Energy Corporation $14,900,000,000 BHP Billiton Limited 2011
Lycos $12,500,000,000 Terra Networks 2000
Burger King $11,500,000,000 Tim Hortons Inc. 2013
Kelda Group PLC $10,600,000,000 Citigroup Inc, HSBC Holdings PLC 2007
PeopleSoft $10,300,000,000 Oracle 2004
Centro Properties Group $9,000,000,000 Blackstone 2011
Millennium Pharmaceutical $8,800,000,000 Takeda Pharmaceutical 2008
Skype $8,500,000,000 Microsoft 2011
Massey Energy $8,280,000,000 Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. 2011
Navteq $8,100,000,000 Nokia 2008
Excite $6,700,000,000 @Home 1999
aQuantive $6,000,000,000 Microsoft 2007
Broadcast.com $5,700,000,000 Yahoo! 1999
Kinetic Concepts Inc $5,000,000,000 Apax Partners 2011
Ranbaxy $4,600,000,000 Daiichi Sankyo 2008
Netscape $4,200,000,000 AOL 1998
GeoCities $3,560,000,000 Yahoo! 1999
Weather Channel $3,500,000,000 Bain, Blackstone, NBC Universal 2008
Nest $3,200,000,000 Google 2014
WebEx $3,200,000,000 Cisco Systems 2007
DoubleClick $3,100,000,000 Google 2008
Beats by Dre $3,000,000,000 Apple 2014
Skype $2,600,000,000 EBay 2005
Oculus Rift $2,000,000,000 Facebook 2014
Isis Pharmaceutical $1,900,000,000 Genzyme 2008
YouTube $1,650,000,000 Google 2006
Overture $1,600,000,000 Yahoo! 2003
Ask Jeeves $1,850,000,000 IAC/Interactive Corp 2005
PayPal $1,500,000,000 eBay 2002
Zappos $1,200,000,000 Amazon 2009
Fast Search & Transfer $1,200,000,000 Microsoft 2008
Mapquest $1,100,000,000 AOL 1999
Instagram $1,000,000,000 Facebook 2012
ATG $1,000,000,000 Oracle 2010
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Sources: Reuters, BBC, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, MSNBC
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 2, 2016

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