Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,300,000,000 Jupiter Shop Channel Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $785,000,000 So-Net Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $669,789,500 TelstraClear Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $644,000,000 City Telecom (Broadband+Telco Assets) CVC Capital Partners Games Acquisition
5 $503,873,000 GameABC ZheBao Media Games Acquisition
6 $468,400,000 gloops Nexon Ecommerce Investment
7 $400,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers Pension Fund, Tiger Global Management Marketing Acquisition
8 $350,000,000 Wildfire Google Software & Services Investment
9 $258,000,000 MeeGo Jolla Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $230,500,000 Asia Tone Equinix Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $230,000,000 Vividwireless Optus Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $216,000,000 Xiaomi Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $200,000,000 Aliyun Alibaba Media Investment
14 $200,000,000 Mogujie IDG Games Acquisition
15 $173,800,000 Pokelabo GREE Ecommerce Investment
16 $150,000,000 Flipkart Online Services Naspers, Tiger Global Software & Services Acquisition
17 $130,000,000 Endace Limited Emulex Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $125,000,000 LianLian Pay American Express Games Acquisition
19 $96,000,000 Ntreev Soft NCsoft Games Investment
20 $92,000,000 Cygames DeNA

More information

  1. Bain Capital to acquire 50% stake in Jupiter Shop Channel from Sumitomo Corporation (Private Equity Wire)
  2. SONY in $785 Million Acquisition of So-Net Entertainment Shares (Cleary Gottlieb)
  3. Vodafone NZ buys TelstraClear (New Zealand Herald)
  4. CVC acquires Hong Kong Broadband Network (Global Telecoms Business)
  5. [Updated]Shanda Selling Two Gaming Subsidiaries (TechNode)
  6. Online Games Giant Nexon Acquires Japanese Mobile Games Developer gloops For $468.4M Cash (TechCrunch)
  7. China E-Tailer 360Buy Reportedly Raises $400M Roun (Forbes)
  8. Google Slaps $100M Golden Handcuffs On Wildfire To Retain Employees After $350M Acquisition (TechCrunch)
  9. MeeGo OS Gets a $258M Lifeline from Jolla-led Alliance (Pando Daily)
  10. Equinix Completes $230 Million Acquisition of Hong Kong Data Center Provider (Tech In Asia)
  11. Optus buys Vividwireless for $230m (Delimeter)
  12. Breaking: Xiaomi Raising $216M in Third Round (Technode)
  13. China’s Alibaba to spin off team developing mobile operating system (Reuters)
  14. China’s Top Pinterest Clone Mogujie Confirms Series C Funding, Now Valued at $200 Million (Tech In Asia)
  15. GREE Acquires Japanese Social Game Publisher Pokelabo for $173.8 Million (Tech In Asia)
  16. Updated: Report: Flipkart To Raise $150M From Naspers, Tiger; What About Tradus? (Media Mana)
  17. Emulex to acquire NZ network products firm (OcMetro)
  18. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (TechCrunch)
  19. League of Legends and NCsoft’s Ntreev acquisition, this week in Korean news (Gamasutra)
  20. DeNA Picks Up 20 Percent Stake in Cygames for $92 Million (Tech In Asia)
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