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Who Are The Top Tech Acquirers?


So far this year, 2014 has been the year of the tech startup acquisition — with WhatsApp, Nest and Oculus alone being acquired for more than $24B in aggregate exit value.  Who are the top tech companies innovating via acquisition?  CB Insights published a ranking of the top acquirers, by year.  The five companies consistently ranking as the top tech acquirers by year include: Google, Facebook, IBM, Cisco, and 3D Systems.