Microsoft Biggest Acquisitions

BY-HEMAJA BURUD

01

Skype

Year of acquisition

Industry

Cost

Telecommunications

-$8.5 billion.

-2011

02

LinkedIn

Year of acquisition

Industry

Cost

- social networking

- – $27.0 billion.

- – 2016

03

GitHub

Year of acquisition

-2018

Industry

software development

Cost

$7.5 billion

04

Mojang

Year of acquisition

-2014

Industry

Video game studio

Cost

- $2.6 billion$

05

aQuantive

Year of acquisition

- 2007

Industry

online advertising

Cost

- $6.3 billion

06

ZeniMax Media Inc

Year of acquisition

Industry

video games

Cost

$7.5 billion

- 2005

07

Nuance Communications.

Year of acquisition

Industry

-AI solutions

2021

Cost

- $19.7 billion

08

Nokia’s mobile phone business

Year of acquisition

Industry

-mobile phone business

Cost

- $7.2 billion

-2014

09

Visio

Year of acquisition

Industry

accounting software company

Cost

$1.3 billion

2002

10

Yammer

Year of acquisition

Industry

social network

Cost

-$1.2 billion

2012

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