The Canadian PressMay 21, 2013 04:01
Yahoo has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to buy blogging forum Tumblr, ranking it in among the top 10 tech deals announced this year, according to research firm Dealogic. Here's a list of the top 10 tech mergers and acquisitions in 2013. Valuation is based on Dealogic's criteria and includes debt.
1. Dell Inc., to Silver Lake Management LLC (original bid), Feb. 5, 2013, $20.7 billion for 85 per cent of company.
2. Dell Inc., to Icahn Enterprises LP and Southeastern Asset Management Inc. (competing bid), March 25, 2013, $18.9 billion for 87 per cent of company.