Archive | July, 2013

Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,700,000,000SourcefireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$1,900,000,00091 WirelessBaiduMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$1,100,000,000WazeGoogleMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$600,000,000TSL EducationTPGSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$485,723,000OgoneIngenicoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$475,000,000IntucellCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$403,000,000MakerBotStratasysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$370,000,000PPSBaiduSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$155,000,000SkyfireOperaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$136,000,000BankLinkMYOB Finance NZSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$125,000,000Channel IntelligenceGoogleMarketingAcquisition
18$120,000,000mFoundryFISSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$120,000,000NexGen StorageFusion-ioHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$107,000,000JouleXCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
2$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
3$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
5$200,000,000AirWatchInsight Venture PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
8$180,000,000Composite SoftwareCiscoHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$165,000,000HootSuiteConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$150,000,000SevOneBain CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$125,000,000Lending ClubGoogle, Foundation CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$105,000,000Pivotal LabsGESoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$103,000,000Lynda.comAccel Partners, Spectrum EquitySoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$102,365,000TruphoneRoman Abramovich, MindenMobile & AppsInvestment

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 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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$396,000,000CDWUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructurePublic
2$245,000,000Tableau SoftwareUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
4$187,000,000GogoUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
5$105,000,000Marin SoftwareUndisclosedMarketingPublic
7$88,000,000CyanUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructurePublic
8$84,000,000Rally SoftwareUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
9$81,000,000ChannelAdvisorUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
12$75,000,000Tremor VideoUndisclosedMarketingPublic
13$1,695,000Enprise GroupUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic

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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
8$83,000,000Acumen BrandsGeneral AtlanticEcommerceInvestment
10$75,000,000NJOYSean Parker, Douglas TeitelbaumEcommerceInvestment
13$41,500,000Warby ParkerAmerican Express, Millard S. DrexlerEcommerceInvestment
15$35,000,000JumiaMillicom International Cellular S.A.EcommerceInvestment
19$30,000,000Living ProofConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
20$26,500,000LinioSummit PartnersEcommerceInvestment

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)
  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:—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)