Top 20 Deals for May 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$1,100,000,000WazeGoogleMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
7$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
8$485,723,000OgoneIngenicoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$475,000,000IntucellCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$403,000,000MakerBotStratasysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$396,000,000CDWUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructurePublic
13$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$370,000,000PPSBaiduSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$245,000,000Tableau SoftwareUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
18$200,000,000AirWatchInsight Venture PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
20$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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)
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