Archive | June, 2013

Top 20 Deals for May 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
6 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
7 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
8 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
9 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $396,000,000 CDW Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Public
13 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
15 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $245,000,000 Tableau Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
17 $215,000,000 iSelect Undisclosed Media Public
18 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
20 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  4. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  5. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  6. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  7. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  8. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  9. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  10. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  12. IPO roundup: CDW rises, Tremor stumbles (USA Today)
  13. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  14. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  15. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  16. Big Data Analytics Specialist Tableau Software Raises $254M In IPO, Shares Close 64% Up; Marketo’s First Day Up 78% To $23.10 (Techcrunch)
  17. iSelect raises A$215m in its ASX IPO at 24.5*CY13 NPAT, but drops 15.7% on Day 1 (Australian Technology Transactions)
  18. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  19. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)

Top 20 Investments for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
3 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
4 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
5 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
7 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
12 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Software & Services Investment
13 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
14 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment
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 $100,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $100,000,000 Zalora Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $83,000,000 Acumen Brands General Atlantic Ecommerce Investment
20 $80,000,000 Clearwire Sprint Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (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. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  6. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  8. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  9. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  10. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  11. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  13. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  14. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)
  15. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  16. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Rocket Internet’s Lazada Lands $100M As It Seeks To Become The “Amazon Of Southeast Asia” (Techcrunch)
  18. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)
  19. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)

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 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
5 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
6 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
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 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
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 Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $107,000,000 JouleX Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $105,000,000 Ingenuity Systems Qiagen N.V. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  4. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (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. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  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. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  12. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden (VentureBeat)
  13. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  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. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)
  18. Qiagen N.V. Acquires Ingenuity Systems for $105,000,000 (Xconomy)
  19. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  20. Carsales.com eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)

Top IPOs for May 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $396,000,000 CDW Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Public
2 $245,000,000 Tableau Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
3 $215,000,000 iSelect Undisclosed Media Public
4 $187,000,000 Gogo Undisclosed Software & Services Public
5 $105,000,000 Marin Software Undisclosed Marketing Public
6 $101,200,000 Xoom Undisclosed Transactions Public
7 $88,000,000 Cyan Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Public
8 $84,000,000 Rally Software Undisclosed Software & Services Public
9 $81,000,000 ChannelAdvisor Undisclosed Software & Services Public
10 $79,000,000 LightInTheBox Undisclosed Ecommerce Public
11 $79,000,000 Marketo Undisclosed Marketing Public
12 $75,000,000 Tremor Video Undisclosed Marketing Public
13 $1,695,000 Enprise Group Undisclosed Software & Services Public

More information

  1. IPO roundup: CDW rises, Tremor stumbles (USA Today)
  2. Big Data Analytics Specialist Tableau Software Raises $254M In IPO, Shares Close 64% Up; Marketo’s First Day Up 78% To $23.10 (Techcrunch)
  3. iSelect raises A$215m in its ASX IPO at 24.5*CY13 NPAT, but drops 15.7% on Day 1 (Australian Technology Transactions)
  4. Gogo IPO Raises $187 Million (Hispanic Business)
  5. Ad-Tech Specialist Marin Software Raises $105M In IPO As Shares Pop 40%, But Now Under $18 (TechCrunch)
  6. Xoom zooms higher in market debut after $100 million IPO (Techcrunch)
  7. Cyan Receives $88,000,000 New Funding (Xconomy)
  8. Enterprise Specialist Rally Software Raises $84M In IPO As Shares Pop 28%, Now Trading At $18 (Techcrunch)
  9. ChannelAdvisor: Riding The E-Commerce Megatrend (Forbes)
  10. LightInTheBox’s Shares Surge 22% To $11.61 As E-tailer Launches 2013′s First Chinese IPO In U.S. (Techcrunch)
  11. Marketo jumps 78% after strong $79M IPO (Biz Journal)
  12. IPO roundup: CDW rises, Tremor stumbles (USA Today)
  13. Datasquirt Relists on the NSX as Enprise Group in A$1.74m IPO (Australian Technology Transactions)