Zendesk and Anaplan: A Tale of Two Very Similar, And Very Different, $10 Billion SaaS Acquisitions

  • Both had a nice, roughly similar premium price (usually necessary to get a deal done to acquire a public company): Anaplan a 41% premium to their trade price, and Zendesk 34%
  • Both were growing at very similar rates, Anaplan at 32% year-over-year and Zendesk at 30%

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Jason M. Lemkin

Jason M. Lemkin

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SaaStr. Pre-nicorn VC. Co-Founder CEO of EchoSign. Served as VP, Web Biz Svcs at Adobe. Also built nanobatteries implanted inside your body.