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Case Studies

Peter A. Sokoloff & Co. regularly analyzes transactions which occur within the industries covered.  An archive of these case studies is kept online as a courtesy to our colleagues.  To receive by e-mail new case studies as they are prepared, please e-mail [email protected] with your contact information.

January 2018
Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) Acquires Avigilon (TSX:AV)

December 2016
Golden Gate Capital and GIC (Government of Singapore Investment Corp) Acquires Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR)

May 2016
Siris Capital Buys Xura, Inc. (Nasdaq: MESG)

February 2016
Apollo Management Acquires ADT Corporation

January 2016
Johnson Controls and Tyco Merge

December 2015
Comtech Buys TSYS

April 2015
Kaba Merges with Dorma
Amdocs Buys Comverse BSS Assets
Nokia Acquires Alcatel-Lucent

October 2014
Vista Equity Acquires Tibco

September 2014
Vista Equity Acquires Tibco
SAP Acquires Concur

August 2014
Anixter Acquires Tri-Ed

July 2014
AECOM Acquires URS Technologies

June 2014
Level 3 Communications acquires tw telecom, Inc.

August 2013
AT&T Acquires Leap Wireless

July 2013
Monitronics & parent Ascent Capital - Acquires Security Networks, LLC

May 2013
Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital Acquires BMC Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: BMC)

April 2013
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) acquires RAE SYSTEMS

December 2012
Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) acquires Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN)

October 2012
Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD) acquires OPNET Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT)

July 2012
Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to acquire AuthenTec, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUTH)

June 2012
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) to acquire Psion Plc. (LSE: PON)

May 2012
SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) to acquire Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA)
Eaton Corporation (NYSE: ETN) to acquire Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE)

March 2012
NEC (NEC; TSE: 6701) to acquire Convergys' (NYSE:CVG) Information Management Division

January 2012
RuggedCom Inc. to be acquired by Siemens Canada Limited, a subsidiary of Siemens AG (NYSE:SI)

December 2011
March Networks to be acquired by Infinova
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. to be acquired by Thoma Bravo

Tekelec to be acquired by group of PE Firms

September 2011
HP to Acquire Auntonomy plc
Honeywell to acquire EMS Technologies 

August 2011
Google to acquire Motorola Mobility

December 2010
Kratos to acquire Henry Brothers

November 2010
Carlyle to acquire Syniverse

October 2010
ActivIdentity to be Acquired by ASSA ABLOY, Parent Company of HID Global

May 2008
HP to acquire EDS

April 2008
ADT to acquire FirstService Security
Homeland Security Capital Corporation acquires Safety & Ecology Corporation

January 2008
L-1 Identity Solutions to acquire Bioscript, Inc

August 2007
Schneider Electric to acquire Pelco, Inc.

June 2007
CyberSource to acquire Authorize.Net
Ericsson to acquire LHS
Avaya to be acquired by Silver Lake and TPG Capital

May 2007
BAE Systems, Inc. to acquire Armor Holdings, Inc.

April 2007
Subex Azure completes its Acquisition of Syndesis Ltd.

March 2007
SafeNet to be acquired by Vector Capital

February 2007
Verint to acquire Witness Systems
Symantec to acquire Altiris

January 2007
Protection One acquiring Integrated Alarm Services Group

November 2006
Oracle acquiring MetaSolv Software

October 2006
ClientLogic acquiring SITEL Corp.

August 2006
IBM to acquire Internet Security Systems, Inc.

June 2006
AttachmateWRQ acquiring NETIQ Corporation
Syniverse Technologies acquires Interactive Technology Holdings Limited

May 2006
ASSA ABLOY’s HID acquiring Fargo Electronics Inc.

April 2006
Oracle acquiring Portal Software, Inc.

March 2006
Bea Systems, Inc. acquires Fuego, Inc.

February 2006
Viisage Acquires SecuriMetrics
West Corporation to Acquire Intrado Inc.

January 2006
Secure Computing acquiring CyberGuard Corp
IBM acquiring Micromuse

December 2005
General Dynamics acquiring Anteon
RSA Security acquiring Cyota

November 2005
Cisco Systems acquiring Scientific-Atlanta
Safeguard Scientifics acquiring Acsis, Inc.
Halma acquiring Texecom Ltd.
EMC acquiring Captiva Software