Archive | February, 2013

Top 20 Deals for January 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
3 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
4 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
5 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
7 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Software & Services Acquisition
9 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
10 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Software & Services Acquisition
11 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
12 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
13 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
14 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $101,200,000 Xoom Undisclosed Transactions Public
16 $80,000,000 New Relic Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $55,000,000 Open Solutions Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
20 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  2. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  3. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  4. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  5. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  8. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (Venture Beat)
  9. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  10. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  11. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  12. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  13. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  14. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Xoom zooms higher in market debut after $100 million IPO (Techcrunch)
  16. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)
  17. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  18. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  19. Fiserv Acquires Open Solutions for $55,000,000 (Xconomy)
  20. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )

Top 20 Investments for February 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
2 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
3 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
5 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
6 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
7 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
8 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $80,000,000 New Relic Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $54,000,000 Infusionsoft Goldman Sachs Software & Services Investment
13 $51,600,000 Skyera Dell Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $50,000,000 FireEye Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $50,000,000 AppDynamics Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $42,000,000 On Deck Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $41,500,000 Warby Parker American Express, Millard S. Drexler Ecommerce Investment
18 $38,000,000 Aereo IAC, Highland Capital Partners Media Investment
19 $36,000,000 eBaoTech FTV Capital, Cathay Capital Private Equity Software & Services Investment
20 $35,000,000 InsideSales.com Hummer Winblad, US Ventures Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  2. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  6. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  7. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  8. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)
  10. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  11. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  12. Infusionsoft Raises $54M From Goldman Sachs To Scale Sales And Marketing Automation Platform For Small Business (TechCrunch)
  13. Skyera Closes $51.6M in Second Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  14. FireEye Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. App Performance Company AppDynamics Raises $50M, Plans IPO (Techcrunch)
  16. After Declining Wonga Offers, On Deck Lands $42M From IVP, SAP & First Round To Bring Online Lending To Main Street (Techcrunch)
  17. Warby Parker Grabs New Investment From American Express & J. Crew CEO, Closing $41.5M Round (TechCrunch)
  18. Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets (TechCrunch)
  19. eBaoTech Closes $36M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. InsideSales.com Raises $35M From US Ventures For Predictive Analytics Platform (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
3 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Software & Services Acquisition
5 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Software & Services Acquisition
6 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
7 $55,000,000 Open Solutions Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
8 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $30,000,000 ChinaHR IrishJobs Transactions Acquisition
10 $28,400,000 Vineyard Networks Procera Networks Software & Services Acquisition
11 $25,000,000 Zuji Webjet Transactions Acquisition
12 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $20,600,000 NextBus Cubic Transportation Systems Software & Services Acquisition
14 $12,300,000 Kununu XING Media Acquisition
15 $12,081,000 I-graduate Tribal Group Software & Services Acquisition
16 $10,000,000 Foodspotting Opentable Transactions Acquisition
17 $7,000,000 Enter Crews Mobcast Games Acquisition
18 $6,200,000 Zenfolio Art.com Media Acquisition
19 $6,170,000 Pacific Micromarketing Experian Marketing Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Cognitive Security Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  2. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  3. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  4. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (Venture Beat)
  5. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  6. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  7. Fiserv Acquires Open Solutions for $55,000,000 (Xconomy)
  8. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )
  9. Monster’s China Dream Shattered, Its $240 Million Site Sold Off for $30 Million (Tech in Asia)
  10. Procera Networks Buys Vineyard Networks For $28M To Beef Up Its Deep Packet Inspection Capabilities (TechCrunch)
  11. Travelocity sells Asia-Pacific agency Zuji to Webjet for $25 million (TNOOZ)
  12. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  13. NextBus Acquired by Cubic for $20.6M (All Things D)
  14. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  15. Tribal Group acquires i-graduate for £7.5m (Research)
  16. Opentable Eats Up Foodspotting For $10M To Get More Social Around Its Booking Service (Techcrunch)
  17. Mobcast acquires online game developer Enter Crews for US$7M (E27)
  18. Art.com buys photo and video hosting service Zenfolio for at least $6.2m in stock (The Next Web)
  19. Experian buys analytics firm Pacific Micromarketing (Research)
  20. On An International Buying Campaign, Cisco Acquires Cyber Threat Protection Startup Cognitive Security (Techcrunch)

IPOs for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $101,200,000 Xoom Undisclosed Transactions Public

More information

  1. Xoom zooms higher in market debut after $100 million IPO (Techcrunch)