Tech Company M&A Transactions

Hortonworks Acquisition

Hortonworks, operating out of Santa Clara, was acquired by Cloudera. The transaction price was $5.2 billion.

Transaction Overview

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M&A Terms
Under the terms of the transaction agreement, Cloudera stockholders will own approximately 60% of the equity of the combined company and Hortonworks stockholders will own approximately 40%. Hortonworks stockholders will receive 1.305 common shares of Cloudera for each share of Hortonworks stock owned, which is based on the 10-day average exchange ratio of the two companies' prices through October 1, 2018. The companies have a combined fully-diluted equity value of $5.2 billion based on closing prices on October 2, 2018.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
5470 Great America Pkwy.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Email Address
Not Recorded
Hortonworks drives actionable intelligence through open-source, Apache Hadoop data architectures that maximize the value of all data data-at-motion,data-at-rest, and Modern Data Applications.
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Chief Executive Officer
Rob Bearden
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Chief Financial Officer
Scott Davidson
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Chief Technical Officer
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Amir Siddiqi
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VP - Marketing
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VP - Sales
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