Tech's Top Acquirers Of Private Businesses, Ranked Year By Year - Forbes
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Wow, Google really goes for it.
Google was the top acquirer every year for the last five years except for 2013, when Yahoo supplanted it (Yahoo bought Tumblr for a huge $1.1bn in 2013).
It’s worth noting, though, that over the same time period, Google has acquired twice as many companies as Yahoo overall.