Five of Israel's largest tech deals


US giant Intel (Euronext: INCO.NX - news) announced Monday it would buy Israeli car tech firm Mobileye (EUREX: MOEF.EX - news) for more than $15 billion (14 billion euros), the largest cross-border tech deal in the Jewish state's history.

Mobileye makes advanced driver assistance for car manufacturers, and has already collaborated with Intel and BMW (EUREX: BMWE.EX - news) to develop self-driving cars.

For Israel, it will be seen as a sign of the self-styled "Startup Nation" coming of age, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailing the deal.

Here are a few of the largest Israeli tech deals:

- Mobileye: $15 billion

March 2017: Intel announces it will buy Mobileye for more than $15 billion, believed to be the largest cross-border high-tech deal ever for Israel.

- Playtika: $4.4 billion

July 2016: A Chinese consortium linked to Alibaba (Berlin: AHLA.BE - news) founder Jack Ma buys the Israeli online games company Playtika for $4.4 billion in cash. The company had been bought by US-based investors five years previously but is still based in Israel.

- Trusteer: $1 billion

September 2013: Security software provider Trusteer is acquired by US technology giant IBM (NYSE: IBM - news) .

- Waze: around $1 billion

June 2013: Google announces deal to buy the popular crowd-sourced map app Waze for more than $1 billion.

- Intucell: $475 million

January 2013: American multinational conglomerate Cisco completes $475 million takeover of Israeli firm Intucell. The company provides software enabling mobile phone carriers to better manage their networks.

By using Yahoo you agree that Yahoo and partners may use Cookies for personalisation and other purposes