This excerpt taken from the HPQ 10-K filed Dec 22, 2006.
Acquisitions in fiscal 2005
In fiscal 2005, HP acquired five companies for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $648 million, which includes direct transaction costs and certain liabilities recorded in connection with these acquisitions. The largest of these transactions were the acquisitions of SAC, LLC, doing business as "Snapfish," and AppIQ, Inc. ("AppIQ"), which HP completed on April 15, 2005 and October 24, 2005, respectively.
Snapfish is a leading online photo service. The acquisition of Snapfish enables HP to capitalize on the growing market for online photo printing, with customers benefiting from a more affordable, simpler and more comprehensive digital photography experience.
AppIQ is a leading provider of open storage area network management and storage resource management solutions. The acquisition of AppIQ strengthens HP's ability to give customers a single integrated console that controls and better manages their storage and server infrastructure.
HP recorded approximately $537 million of goodwill and $108 million of amortizable purchased intangible assets in connection with these five acquisitions. HP also recorded approximately $2 million of IPR&D charges related to these five acquisitions.
In fiscal 2005, HP paid approximately $8 million in cash for additional shares of DGS, a consolidated subsidiary of HP, to increase HP's ownership from approximately 97.2% to approximately 98.5%. HP recorded approximately $7 million and $281 million of goodwill in connection with the share purchases in fiscal 2005 and 2004, respectively.