Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$175,000,000Allrecipes.comMeredith Corp.MediaAcquisition
6$44,000,000MantaNorwest Venture PartnersMediaInvestment
8$30,000,000The JetstreamQuantum Capital FundMediaInvestment
11$25,000,000eMarketerStripes GroupMediaInvestment
13$14,000,000SharecareGalen Partners, TomorrowVenturesMediaInvestment
15$12,000,000GetGlueRHO VenturesMediaInvestment
17$7,500,000JiffAeris Capital, Aberdare VentureMediaInvestment
18$7,100,000B5MOak Investment Partners, Giosis HoldingsMediaInvestment
20$6,700,000PearltreesGroupe AccueilMediaInvestment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Acquires For $100 Million (Techcrunch)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  6. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (Techcrunch)
  7. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  8. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  9. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  10. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  11. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  12. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (Techcrunch)
  13. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  16. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  18. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)
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