Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$238,000,000SquareTradeBain CapitalEcommerceInvestment
2$216,000,000XiaomiUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
3$200,000,000Gigabit SquaredUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$150,000,000Fanatics.comAndreessen Horowitz, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
5$150,000,000Flipkart Online ServicesAccel Partners, Tiger Global ManagementEcommerceInvestment
6$136,000,000Alarm.comTechnology Crossover VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$135,000,000SonosConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment
9$105,000,000FabConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
10$100,000,000Avail-TVNCarlyle GroupMediaInvestment
11$100,000,000CastlightT. Rowe Price, Redmile GroupSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$100,000,000ConduitJ.P. Morgan Asset ManagementSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$100,000,000DonutsConsortiumMarketingInvestment
14$100,000,000GitHubAndreessen HorowitzSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$100,000,000InsiemeCisco SystemsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$100,000,000LifeLockConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$95,300,000IzeosNewfundMediaInvestment
18$85,000,000JoyentWeather Investment II, Telefónica DigitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$85,000,000Trion WorldsOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsGamesInvestment
20$85,000,000YammerConsortiumMediaInvestment

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  1. SquareTrade Lands $238M For Electronics Warranties (Silicon Tap)
  2. Breaking: Xiaomi Raising $216M in Third Round (Technode)
  3. Gigabit Squared raises $200M to bring super fast internet to 6 communities (VentureBeat)
  4. Web Retailer Fanatics Valued at $1.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  5. News Roundup: Flipkart Raises $150M From Accel, Tiger Global (VC Circle)
  6. Alarm.com Raises $136M from Technology Crossover Ventures (FinSMEs)
  7. Sonos Lands $135M For Its Classy Wireless Home Audio Systems (TechCrunch)
  8. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (TechCrunch)
  9. Fab Seals The Deal On $105 Million In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  10. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  11. Castlight Lands A Whopping $100M D Round To Bring Transparency To Healthcare Costs (TechCrunch)
  12. Conduit Receives $100M Investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (FinSMEs)
  13. Demand Media Alum Gets $100M For Domain Registrar (SoCal Tech)
  14. GitHub Pours Energies into Enterprise – Raises $100 Million From Power VC Andreessen Horowitz (TechCrunch)
  15. Cisco Announces Its $850 Million Spin-In (New York Times )
  16. Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Raises $100M From Kleiner, Symantec; Acquires ID Analytics (TechCrunch)
  17. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  18. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (TechCrunch)
  19. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
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