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)
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