Archive | March, 2013

Top 20 Deals for February 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 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
9 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Software & Services Acquisition
10 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
11 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Software & Services Acquisition
12 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
13 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
14 $105,000,000 Marin Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
15 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
16 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $101,200,000 Xoom Undisclosed Transactions Public
18 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $80,000,000 New Relic Consortium Software & Services Investment

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. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  7. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  8. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (Venture Beat)
  10. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  11. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  12. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  13. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  14. Ad-Tech Specialist Marin Software Raises $105M In IPO As Shares Pop 40%, But Now Under $18 (TechCrunch)
  15. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  16. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Xoom zooms higher in market debut after $100 million IPO (Techcrunch)
  18. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business(TechCrunch)
  19. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  20. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Investments for 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 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
4 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media 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 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $80,000,000 New Relic Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $60,000,000 Daisy by Beats Electronics Consortium Media Investment
13 $60,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $54,000,000 Infusionsoft Goldman Sachs Software & Services Investment
15 $51,000,000 Skyera Dell Ventures, Western Digital Software & Services Investment
16 $50,000,000 Actifio Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $50,000,000 AppDynamics Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Media Investment
19 $50,000,000 FireEye Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $45,000,000 AccessData Sorenson Capital Partners, Silicon Valley Bank 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. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  4. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  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. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  10. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)
  11. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  12. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  13. Omniture Co-Founder’s Business Intelligence SaaS Company Domo Raises $60M From GGV Capital, Jeff Bezos, Greylock And Others (TechCrunch)
  14. Infusionsoft Raises $54M From Goldman Sachs To Scale Sales And Marketing Automation Platform For Small Business (TechCrunch)
  15. Western Digital Contributes To SSD Maker Skyera’s $51M Series B (TechCrunch)
  16. Eyeing An IPO, Data Virtualization And Storage Company Actifio Raises $50M From TCV, Andreessen Horowitz At $500M Valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. App Performance Company AppDynamics Raises $50M, Plans IPO (Techcrunch)
  18. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  19. FireEye Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Digital Forensics And Cyber Security Firm AccessData Gets $45M Investment From Sorenson Capital, Silicon Valley Bank (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 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Software & Services Acquisition
6 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Software & Services Acquisition
7 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
8 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $55,000,000 Open Solutions Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
10 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $40,000,000 Nolio Consortium Software & Services Acquisition
12 $30,000,000 ChinaHR IrishJobs Transactions Acquisition
13 $28,400,000 Vineyard Networks Procera Networks Software & Services Acquisition
14 $25,000,000 Zuji Webjet Transactions Acquisition
15 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
16 $21,200,000 MagaSeek NTT Docomo Ecommerce Acquisition
17 $20,600,000 NextBus Cubic Transportation Systems Software & Services Acquisition
18 $12,300,000 Kununu XING Media Acquisition
19 $12,081,000 I-graduate Tribal Group Software & Services Acquisition
20 $10,000,000 Foodspotting Opentable Transactions 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. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  5. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (Venture Beat)
  6. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  7. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  8. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  9. Fiserv Acquires Open Solutions for $55,000,000 (Xconomy)
  10. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )
  11. Report: CA Technologies To Buy Enterprise App Deployment And Management Company Nolio For Over $40M (Techcrunch)
  12. Monster’s China Dream Shattered, Its $240 Million Site Sold Off for $30 Million (Tech in Asia)
  13. Procera Networks Buys Vineyard Networks For $28M To Beef Up Its Deep Packet Inspection Capabilities (TechCrunch)
  14. Travelocity sells Asia-Pacific agency Zuji to Webjet for $25 million(TNOOZ)
  15. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  16. Docomo Confirms Acquisition of MagaSeek for $21 Million to Boost E-Commerce Efforts (Tech in Asia)
  17. NextBus Acquired by Cubic for $20.6M (All Things D)
  18. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  19. Tribal Group acquires i-graduate for £7.5m (Research)
  20. Opentable Eats Up Foodspotting For $10M To Get More Social Around Its Booking Service (Techcrunch)

IPOs for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $105,000,000 Marin Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
2 $101,200,000 Xoom Undisclosed Transactions Public

More information

  1. Ad-Tech Specialist Marin Software Raises $105M In IPO As Shares Pop 40%, But Now Under $18 (TechCrunch)
  2. Xoom zooms higher in market debut after $100 million IPO (Techcrunch)