Microsoft made its biggest tech acquisition ever in January 2022. It bought gaming giant Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. The gaming company is behind some of the iconic games like Call of Duty and Warcraft.
The world’s richest man and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made a deal with Twitter for the social media platform for $ 44 billion (about Rs 3368 billion). Now this matter is being discussed in every city. The social media giant will soon be taken over by Elon Musk. Let us tell you that Elon Musk likes Twitter a lot. Initially, Twitter opposed Elon Musk’s deal, but after considering the proposal, the agreement was finally reached. Let us tell you that apart from El Musk, there are many such companies which have been acquired, so let’s take a look at those big companies which have been acquired.
Microsoft bought Activision Blizzard for US$68.7 billion
Microsoft made the largest ever technology acquisition in January 2022. It bought gaming giant Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. The gaming company is behind some of the iconic games like Call of Duty and Warcraft.
Dell acquires EMC for US$67 billion
Dell bought network storage giant EMC in 2015. This acquisition propelled Dell to the No. 1 spot among storage system vendors. The acquisition deal was a record at the time.
Elon Musk bought Twitter for 44 billion US dollars
The deal, which has sparked global buzz, ranks third on the list of biggest tech acquisitions of all time.
Avago Technologies acquires Broadcom for USD 37 billion
In 2015, Avago Technologies acquired its rival chipmaker Broadcom for US$37 billion. It was a cash and stock deal.
AMD buys Xlinix for US$35 billion
Chipmaker AMD bought its rival Xlinix for $35 billion in October 2020.
BM acquires RedHat for US$34 billion
In July 2019, IBM acquired enterprise software leader RedHat for US$34 billion. IBM has made this deal to promote its cloud.