Selected 1999 M&A Transactions

Selected 1999 M&A Transactions

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We handled more than 150 M&A transactions valued at $30 billion in 1999. Select transactions include:

  • Arch – has agreed to acquire Paging Network, Inc. - $1,700,000,000
  • Nexabit – has been acquired by Lucent Technologies Inc. - $1,073,000,000
  • I-Cube – has been acquired by Razorfish, Inc. - $1,671,000,000
  • Millennium – has acquired Leukosite, Inc. - $910,000,000
  • NFL – has acquired an option to purchase an equity interest in Arena Football League LLC - Undisclosed
  • AltaVista – has been acquired by CMGI, Inc. - $2,300,000,000
  • EG&G – has required the Analytical Instrument Division of Perkin-Elmer Corporation - $425,000,000
  • Netcore Systems, Inc. – has been acquired by Tellabs, Inc. - $575,000,000
  • Saville Systems – has been acquired by ADC Telecommunications, Inc. - $603,000,000
  • Prodigy – has agreed to establish a strategic relationship with SBC Communications, Inc. - $1,610,000,000
  • Omna Communications, Inc. – has been acquired by CIENA Corporation - $474,000,000
  • CMGI – has agreed to acquire yesmail.com,inc - $523,000,000
  • Prodigy Communications Corporation – has acquired by BizOnThe.Net business of VarTec Telecom, Inc. - $100,000,000
  • Castle Networks – has been acquired by Siemens Corporation – Undisclosed
  • Webline – has been acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. - $325,000,000
  • Xedia – has been acquired by Lucent Technologies, Inc. - $285,000,000
  • ITDS – has been acquired by Amdocs Limited - $229,000,000
  • Northeast Optic Network – has agreed to acquire selected fiber optic facilities and services from various parties - $280,000,000
  • Open Market – has acquired FutureTense, Inc. - $125,000,000
  • Amteva Technologies, Inc. – has been acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. - $170,000,000
  • Casella – has acquired KTI, Inc. - $385,000,000
  • The Berkshire Group – has completed the leveraged buyout of Berkshire Realty Holdings, L.P. - $1,260,000,000
  • Engage – has acquired AdKnowledge Inc. - $310,000,000
  • PerkinElmer – has agreed to acquire Vivid Technologies, Inc. - $62,000,000
  • Roxy – has acquired Everything Wireless, Inc. - Undisclosed
  • Sapient – has acquired Adjacency, Inc. - $50,000,000
  • Energy North – has agreed to be acquired by Eastern Enterprises - $250,000,000
  • CMGI – has agreed to acquire AdForce, Inc. - $1,800,000,000
  • CMGI – has agreed to acquire Flycast Communications Corp. - $2,540,000,000
  • EG&G – has acquired Lumen Technologies, Inc. - $250,000,000
  • Thermo Electron – has sold CCS Trex Com, Inc. to EPOS Corporation - Undisclosed
  • Spyglass – has sold its SurfWatch Division to JSP Software Technologies, PLC - $29,000,000
  • Stream – has been acquired by Bain Capital, Inc. - Undisclosed
  • Novera – has been acquired by TSI International Software Ltd. - $53,000,000
  • Prodigy Communications Corporation – has agreed to acquire FlashNet Communications, Inc. - $125,000,000
  • Diatide, Inc. – has been acquired by Schering Berlin Inc. - $134,000,000
  • Arch – has acquired MobileMedia Corporation - $724,000,000
  • Redstone Communications – has been acquired by Siemens Corporation - Undisclosed
  • The Learning Company – has been acquired by Mattel, Inc. - $3,600,000,000
  • Newmark International – has completed a leveraged recapitalization - $81,000,000
  • Cimaron Communications – has been acquired by Applied Micro Circuits Corp. - $117,000,000
  • Staples – has acquired Claricom Holdings, Inc. - $1,308,000,000
  • Kenan – has been acquired by Lucent Technologies, Inc - $1,308,000,000
  • Viewlogic – has agreed to merge with Summit Design, Inc. - $58,000,000
  • Franklin Street Partners – has acquired Various Limited Partnerships – $120,000,000
  • EG&G – has sold its Government Contract Services Business to The Carlyle Group - $250,000,000
  • Wang Global – has been acquired by Getronics NV - $2,000,000,000