The average acquisition pays 676% profit to company investors
We got statistics on technology companies that were acquired over the last 5 year and are 10 years or less old. Data was taken from CrunchBase.
Acquisition price vs. the amount of funding
This chart shows how much investors and founders earned upon the acquisition. Both scales are logarithmic.
The average price company is sold for is % of its amount of funding. Small blue dots are acquisitions, and large red dot is the average of all acquisitions.
Green points are IPOs, and the large green point is the average values for IPOs.
Acquisition price vs. age of the company
This is interactive chart - hold the cursor over the point to see acquisition details. Red line is yearly average acquisition price. It is notable that the average price stays almost the same while the number of acquisitions grows with the age of the company.
Funding amount vs. age of the company
Red line is 6 month moving average of the funding round amount. Dots are funding rounds.
Number of acquitions per month, 6 months moving average
Acquisition price per employee, 6 months moving average
Data Source: CrunchBase