20 stories about Acquisition
מגדל עזריאלי שרונה תל אביב

Acquisitions and IPOs of Israeli startups fall by 56% in 2023 to $7.5 billion

06.12.23|Sophie Shulman
The number of transactions hit a decade low of 45, with their financial scope being the lowest in the last five years
הייטק היי-טק היי טק השקעות גיוס הון הנפקה אקזיט כסף דולרים מחשב מחשבים

Full list of Israeli startup M&As in 2023

Israeli high-tech companies remain a sought-after commodity despite the crisis in the market
AppsFlyer oolo

AppsFlyer acquires oolo, developer of AI-powered user acquisition and monetization platform

05.12.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli unicorn, which has reached $400 million in ARR, is purchasing the Israeli startup in an all-stock deal valued at an estimated several tens of millions of dollars
Raftt team

Cyber unicorn Wiz makes first acquisition with purchase of Israeli startup Raftt

04.12.23|Meir Orbach
The value of the deal was not disclosed, but it is estimated that Wiz paid tens of millions of dollars for Raftt, which has developed a cloud-based platform for creating and sharing development environments
עודד ולין ותומר שי מייסדי EverSQL

Database optimization startup EverSQL acquired by Finland’s Aiven

22.11.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company, which has been bootstrapped since it was founded three years ago, aims to transform and automate database performance analysis through the use of AI
צוות עובדי קרטיהיל בישראל

Biomed company CartiHeal acquired by Smith & Nephew for up to $330 million

22.11.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli firm, which develops a biocompatible, coral-based, off-the-shelf implant for damaged joints, will initially receive $180 million in cash and up to a further $150 million contingent on financial performance

Innocom from the Aman Group acquires Israeli company Webiscope

The price of the acquisition remains undisclosed but appears to be in the region of millions of Israeli shekels
Dig Security co-founders

It’s official: Palo Alto Networks formally announces intent to acquire Dig Security

31.10.23|James Spiro
The long-rumored news has finally been confirmed by the company as it “enters into a definitive agreement” with the startup
מגזין מנהלים 28.12.21 יאיר נחמד מנכל נאייקס

Israeli company Nayax to acquire Retail Pro International

The payments platform has purchased Retail Pro for $36.5 million, and expects to see earnings immediately following the closing of the deal at the end of the year.
ניר צוק מייסד ו CTO Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto to announce $300-400 million acquisition of Israel's Dig Security in coming days

30.10.23|Meir Orbach
The negotiations between Palo Alto and the Israeli firm, revealed by Calcalist last month, have continued despite the breakout of the war between Israel and Hamas.
ברק עילם מנכ"ל נייס

NICE acquiring AI-driven proactive outreach provider LiveVox for $350 million

04.10.23|Sophie Shulman
LiveVox, which has an AI product portfolio centered on proactive customer engagement, was merged into a SPAC at a valuation of $840 million in 2021, but has since seen its share price slump
מימין מיכאל דולינסקי אריק גומנובסקי שי מורג ו סיון קריגסמן מייסדי Ermetic

Ermetic CEO: "Two years ago I would have said that I wanted to build a giant company, but the market has changed"

04.10.23|Meir Orbach
Shai Morag discusses the thinking behind Ermetic's sale to Tenable, which officially announced the completion of its acquisition of the Israeli cybersecurity company for approximately $240 million in cash and an additional $25 million in restricted stock and RSUs
מייסדי פיירבלוקס Fireblocks מימין עידן עפרת מיכאל שאולוב פבל ברנגולץ

Blockchain unicorn Fireblocks acquires Australian tokenization startup BlockFold

The Israeli company is estimated to have paid $10 million for the smart contract development and consulting firm which specializes in advanced tokenization projects for financial institutions
מוסף חג העצמאות 25.4.23 טאלון סייבר סקיוריטי  talon

Israeli cyber has seen $2.8 billion worth of exits in seven months

21.09.23|Meir Orbach
Cyber company Talon is expected to be acquired by Palo Alto for at least $600 million, the latest in a series of Israeli cybersecurity companies sold this year
מייסדי ביוניק  עידן ניניו ואייל ממו

CrowdStrike acquiring cyber startup Bionic for $350 million

19.09.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company was founded just four years ago and has raised $83 million to date
רוברט אנטוקול מייסד ומנכ"ל פלייטיקה

Playtika acquiring Israeli gaming studio Innplay Labs for $80 million

The deal could mushroom to as much as $300 million. “We believe becoming a part of Playtika’s strong portfolio of Casual titles will take Innplay Labs to new heights,” said Innplay CEO Ore Gilron
מימין סיון קריגסמן אריק גומנובסקי מיכאל דולינסקי שי מורג מייסדי ארמטיק

Tenable confirms $265 million acquisition of cyber startup Ermetic

07.09.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, which has raised a total of $100 million to date, has developed a fully integrated cloud-native application protection platform and also provides cloud infrastructure entitlement management
Atmosec Misha Seltzer Shaked Gitelman Aner Gelman

Check Point acquiring cyber startup Atmosec in second purchase in less than a month

The move comes after Check Point acquired Israel’s Perimeter 81 for $490 million last month
מימין מיכאל דולינסקי אריק גומנובסקי שי מורג ו סיון קריגסמן מייסדי Ermetic

Tenable set to acquire cyber startup Ermetic for up to $350 million

05.09.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, which has raised a total of $100 million to date, has developed a platform that detects and prevents security threats within complex AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure environments
מימין  מייסד צק פוינט גיל שוויד ומייסדי פרימטר 81 עמית ברקת ו שגיא גידלי

Discount unicorn: Check Point pays $490 million for Perimeter 81, one year after being valued at $1 billion

10.08.23|Sophie Shulman
Perimeter 81 develops Security Service Edge (SSE) solutions and Check Point intends to leverage its capabilities to deliver a unified security solution across the network, cloud, and remote users