Archive | May, 2013

Top 20 Deals for April 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
2 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
4 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
5 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
6 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
10 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $245,000,000 Tableau Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
12 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
14 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
18 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
19 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
20 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  3. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  4. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  5. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  7. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  9. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  10. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  11. Big Data Analytics Specialist Tableau Software Raises $254M In IPO, Shares Close 64% Up; Marketo’s First Day Up 78% To $23.10 (Techcrunch)
  12. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  13. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  15. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (VentureBeat)
  16. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  17. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  18. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  20. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (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 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
3 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps 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 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Software & Services Investment
9 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
10 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment
11 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
12 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $100,000,000 Zalora Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $83,000,000 Acumen Brands General Atlantic Ecommerce Investment
15 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $80,000,000 New Relic Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $75,000,000 Corsair Components Francisco Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $65,000,000 Open English Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
20 $62,500,000 Proteus Digital Health Consortium Software & Services 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. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  9. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  10. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)
  11. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  12. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)
  14. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  16. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)
  17. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  18. Corsair Components Receives $75M Strategic Investment from Francisco Partners (FinSMEs)
  19. Open English Raises $65M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Proteus Digital Health Raises $62.5M in Series F Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
2 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
4 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
7 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
11 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
12 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
13 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $78,201,000 Revera Telecom Corp of New Zealand Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $107,000,000 JouleX Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition
19 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $82,000,000 Kotura Mellanox Technologies Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  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. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  6. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  7. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  8. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  9. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (VentureBeat)
  10. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  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. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  14. Telecom NZ acquires NZ cloud data centre and infrastructure services firm Revera for NZ$96.5m, est 6.43*2013 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  15. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)
  16. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  17. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  18. Carsales.com eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)
  19. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  20. Mellanox Technologies Acquires Kotura for $82,000,000 (Xconomy)

IPOs for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $245,000,000 Tableau Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
2 $105,000,000 Marin Software Undisclosed Marketing Public
3 $101,200,000 Xoom Undisclosed Transactions Public
4 $88,000,000 Cyan Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Public
5 $84,000,000 Rally Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
6 $81,000,000 ChannelAdvisor Undisclosed Software & Services Public
7 $79,000,000 Marketo Undisclosed Marketing Public
8 $1,695,000 Enprise Group Undisclosed Software & Services Public

More information

  1. Big Data Analytics Specialist Tableau Software Raises $254M In IPO, Shares Close 64% Up; Marketo’s First Day Up 78% To $23.10 (Techcrunch)
  2. Ad-Tech Specialist Marin Software Raises $105M In IPO As Shares Pop 40%, But Now Under $18 (TechCrunch)
  3. Xoom zooms higher in market debut after $100 million IPO (Techcrunch)
  4. Cyan Receives $88,000,000 New Funding (Xconomy)
  5. Enterprise Specialist Rally Software Raises $84M In IPO As Shares Pop 28%, Now Trading At $18 (Techcrunch)
  6. ChannelAdvisor: Riding The E-Commerce Megatrend (Forbes)
  7. Marketo jumps 78% after strong $79M IPO (Biz Journal)
  8. Datasquirt Relists on the NSX as Enprise Group in A$1.74m IPO (Australian Technology Transactions)