Price of selected acquisitions by Microsoft as of July 2017 (in million U.S. dollars)

Price of selected acquisitions by Microsoft 2017 This statistic shows a selection of companies Microsoft has acquired since 2002 and their respective price. In September 2014, Microsoft acquired Swedish game developer Mojang for 2.5 billion U.S. dollars. Mojang is the creator of the successful Minecraft game. The company's most expensive acquisition was social business networking platform LinkedIn in 2016 for 26.2 billion U.S. dollars.
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Price in million U.S. dollars
LinkedIn (2016)26,200
Skype (2011)8,500
aQuantive (2007)6,400
Mojang (2014)2,500
Fast Search & Transfer (2008)1,200
Yammer (2012)1,200
Tellme (2007)800
Danger (2008)500
Greenfield Online (2009)486
Rare, Inc. (2002)337
Adallom (2015)320
VoloMetrix (2015)250
SwiftKey (2016)250
Equivio (2014)200
Massive (2006)200
Price in million U.S. dollars
LinkedIn (2016)26,200
Skype (2011)8,500
aQuantive (2007)6,400
Mojang (2014)2,500
Fast Search & Transfer (2008)1,200
Yammer (2012)1,200
Tellme (2007)800
Danger (2008)500
Greenfield Online (2009)486
Rare, Inc. (2002)337
Adallom (2015)320
VoloMetrix (2015)250
SwiftKey (2016)250
Equivio (2014)200
Massive (2006)200
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This statistic shows a selection of companies Microsoft has acquired since 2002 and their respective price. In September 2014, Microsoft acquired Swedish game developer Mojang for 2.5 billion U.S. dollars. Mojang is the creator of the successful Minecraft game. The company's most expensive acquisition was social business networking platform LinkedIn in 2016 for 26.2 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
July 2017
Supplementary notes
Data available until July 2017.

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