Archive | July, 2013

Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
4 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
7 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Software & Services Acquisition
8 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
9 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
13 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
17 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
18 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
19 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $107,000,000 JouleX Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  2. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  3. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  4. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  5. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  6. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  7. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (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. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  11. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  12. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  13. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  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. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  17. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  18. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  19. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)
  20. Cisco to Acquire JouleX for $107M (FinSMEs)

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 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
8 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $165,000,000 HootSuite Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
14 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Software & Services Investment
15 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
16 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment
17 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
18 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $100,000,000 Zalora Consortium Ecommerce 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. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  7. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  9. HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring (TechCrunch)
  10. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  11. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  12. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  13. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  15. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  16. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)
  17. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  18. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Rocket Internet’s Lazada Lands $100M As It Seeks To Become The “Amazon Of Southeast Asia” (Techcrunch)
  20. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)

Top 20 IPOs for June 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)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals 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 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
3 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
4 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
5 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
6 $100,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $100,000,000 Zalora Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $83,000,000 Acumen Brands General Atlantic Ecommerce Investment
9 $79,000,000 LightInTheBox Undisclosed Ecommerce Public
10 $75,000,000 NJOY Sean Parker, Douglas Teitelbaum Ecommerce Investment
11 $53,000,000 Fancy Consortium Ecommerce Investment
12 $50,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
13 $41,500,000 Warby Parker American Express, Millard S. Drexler Ecommerce Investment
14 $40,000,000 Reebonz MediaCorp Ecommerce Investment
15 $35,000,000 Jumia Millicom International Cellular S.A. Ecommerce Investment
16 $32,000,000 Privalia Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $30,000,000 Bonobos Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $30,000,000 HomeShop18 Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $30,000,000 Living Proof Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $26,500,000 Linio Summit Partners Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  2. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  3. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  4. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  5. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  6. Rocket Internet’s Lazada Lands $100M As It Seeks To Become The “Amazon Of Southeast Asia” (Techcrunch)
  7. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)
  8. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. LightInTheBox’s Shares Surge 22% To $11.61 As E-tailer Launches 2013′s First Chinese IPO In U.S. (Techcrunch)
  10. NJOY Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. A Month After Going International, Social Commerce Platform Fancy Raises $53 Million (Techcrunch)
  12. EBay Beats Out Amazon To Lead $50M Round In India’s E-Commerce Giant Snapdeal To Build Up Its BRIC Business (Techcrunch)
  13. Warby Parker Grabs New Investment From American Express & J. Crew CEO, Closing $41.5M Round (TechCrunch)
  14. Singapore’s MediaCorp Invests $40M In Luxury Online Retailer Reebonz (Techcrunch)
  15. JUMIA RAISES $35M IN FUNDING (FinSMEs)
  16. Private Sales Club Privalia Tops Up Its Total Funding To $251M, With $32M From New Investor Sofina, To Drive Latam Growth (Techcrunch)
  17. Bonobos Receives $30,000,000 New Financing (Xconomy)
  18. Read more: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/update-saps-hybris-deal-valued-at-1-billion-or-more—sources-20130605-01235#ixzz2Z4xObiQM (Deal Curry)
  19. With $30M in Financing, Living Proof Primps for More Good Hair Days (Xconomy)
  20. Rocket Internet’s Linio, The Amazon Of Latin America, Raises $26.5M From Summit Partners. Rinse And Repeat. (TechCrunch)