Tech Company M&A Transactions

Cognos Acquisition

Cognos, based in Ottawa ON, was bought by IBM. The transaction price was $4.9 billion.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Acquired By
Announced On
Transaction Type
M&A Terms
The transaction will be paid for with cash.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Enterprise IT
Mailing Address
3755 Riverside Drive
Ottawa ON, K1G 4K9
Email Address
Not Recorded
Cognos Incorporated provides business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management software (CPM) solutions.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Robert Ashe
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Chief Financial Officer
Tom Manley
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Chief Information Officer
Claudio Silvestri
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Chief Operating Officer
Les Rechan
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Jack Thomas
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Vice President
Barbara Cain
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VP - Engineering
Jane Campbell
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VP - Finance
Rob Ashe
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VP - Marketing
Dave Laverty
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VP - Marketing
Rob Rose
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VP - Product Management
Eric Yau
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