Archive | April, 2013

Top 20 Deals for March 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 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
4 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
5 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
7 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
10 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
11 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
14 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
15 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
16 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Software & Services Acquisition
17 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
18 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $105,000,000 Marin Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
20 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE 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. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  4. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  5. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  6. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  8. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  9. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  10. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (Venture Beat)
  12. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  13. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  15. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  16. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  17. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  18. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  19. Ad-Tech Specialist Marin Software Raises $105M In IPO As Shares Pop 40%, But Now Under $18 (TechCrunch)
  20. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Investments for April 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 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
3 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
5 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
6 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
8 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
9 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment
10 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
11 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $83,000,000 Acumen Brands General Atlantic Ecommerce Investment
13 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $80,000,000 New Relic Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $65,000,000 Open English Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
17 $60,000,000 Daisy by Beats Electronics Consortium Media Investment
18 $60,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $60,000,000 Eventbrite Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Transactions Investment
20 $57,000,000 Qunar Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  2. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  3. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  7. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  9. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)
  10. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  11. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  14. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)
  15. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  16. Open English Raises $65M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  18. Omniture Co-Founder’s Business Intelligence SaaS Company Domo Raises $60M From GGV Capital, Jeff Bezos, Greylock And Others (TechCrunch)
  19. Eventbrite Raises $60M Round Led By Tiger Global Management (Techcrunch)
  20. Baidu, Hillhouse & GGV Reportedly Invest $57M In Qunar As The Chinese Travel Site Weathers A Boycott (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 Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
8 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
9 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Software & Services Acquisition
10 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $55,000,000 Open Solutions Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
14 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $48,000,000 SgCarMart Singapore Press Holdings Transactions Acquisition
16 $40,000,000 Nolio Consortium Software & Services Acquisition
17 $30,000,000 ChinaHR IrishJobs Transactions Acquisition
18 $28,000,000 Vineyard Networks Procera Networks Software & Services Acquisition
19 $25,000,000 Zuji Webjet Transactions Acquisition
20 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps 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. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  6. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (Venture Beat)
  7. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  8. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  9. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  10. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  11. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  12. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  13. Fiserv Acquires Open Solutions for $55,000,000 (Xconomy)
  14. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )
  15. SPH Acquires SgCarMart for $48 Million (Tech in Asia)
  16. Report: CA Technologies To Buy Enterprise App Deployment And Management Company Nolio For Over $40M (Techcrunch)
  17. Monster’s China Dream Shattered, Its $240 Million Site Sold Off for $30 Million (Tech in Asia)
  18. Procera Networks Buys Vineyard Networks For $28M To Beef Up Its Deep Packet Inspection Capabilities (TechCrunch)
  19. Travelocity sells Asia-Pacific agency Zuji to Webjet for $25 million (TNOOZ)
  20. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (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
3 $84,000,000 Rally Software Undisclosed Software & Services 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)
  3. Enterprise Specialist Rally Software Raises $84M In IPO As Shares Pop 28%, Now Trading At $18 (Techcrunch)