Selected 2002 M&A Transactions

Selected 2002 M&A Transactions

Publications

In 2002, we handled more than 100 M&A transactions valued at over $10 billion. The following are some of the year’s representative transactions:

  • Aquent — sale of GovConnect to GovONE Solutions — $45 million
  • Aspen Technology — acquisition of Hyprotech from AEA Technology — $99 million
  • Be Free — acquisition by ValueClick — $128 million
  • EMC — acquisition of Prisa Networks — $20 million
  • Infinium Software — acquisition by SSA Global Technologies — $105 million
  • Innoveda — acquisition by Mentor Graphics — $160 million
  • Keane — acquisition of SignalTree Solutions Holdings — $62 million
  • Mellon Financial — acquisition of HBV Capital Management — undisclosed
  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals — acquisition of COR Therapeutics — $2 billion
  • MKS Instruments — acquisition of ENI Division of Emerson Electric — $250 million
  • Ocean Spray — sale of Nantucket Nectars to Cadbury Schweppes — undisclosed
  • OTG Software — acquisition by Legato Systems — $455 million
  • Parthus Technologies — merger with the CEVA IP licensing business of DSP Group — $700 million
  • PerkinElmer — sale of detection systems business to L-3 Communications — $100 million
  • Raytheon — sale of aircraft modification and integration business to L-3 Communications — $1.1 billion
  • Sigma Systems — acquisition by Liberate Technologies — $62 million
  • SilverStream Software — acquisition by Novell — $221 million
  • SkillSoft — merger with SmartForce — $413 million
  • Staples — acquisition of Medical Arts Press — $385 million
  • Varian Semiconductor — sale of equity interest in Lam Research Corporation — $28 million
  • Williams Companies — sale of Cove Point LNG facility to Dominion Resources — $217 million