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Top 20 Deals for July 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 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Investment
7 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
9 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
10 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Software & Services Acquisition
11 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
12 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
13 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
18 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Software & Services Investment
20 $250,000,000 Washington Post Jeff Bezos Media Acquisition

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  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. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  6. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  7. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  8. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  9. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  10. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  11. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  12. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  13. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  14. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  16. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  17. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  18. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  19. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  20. Jeff Bezos To Acquire The Washington Post For $250M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Acquisitions for July 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 $250,000,000 Washington Post Jeff Bezos Media Acquisition
15 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
18 $125,000,000 Channel Intelligence Google Marketing Acquisition
19 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Software & Services Acquisition
20 $120,000,000 NexGen Storage Fusion-io 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. Jeff Bezos To Acquire The Washington Post For $250M (TechCrunch)
  15. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  16. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden
    (VentureBeat)
  17. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  18. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  19. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  20. Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage for $120M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Investments for July 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Investment
3 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
4 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
5 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Software & Services Investment
7 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
8 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $165,000,000 HootSuite Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $160,000,000 Nuomi Baidu Transactions Investment
13 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $150,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
17 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Software & Services Investment
19 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
20 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  2. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (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. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  7. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  9. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  10. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  11. HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring (TechCrunch)
  12. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  13. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  14. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  15. Pure Storage Raises $150M And Sets For Battle With The Storage Giants (TechCrunch)
  16. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  18. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  19. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  20. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for July 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 Zalora Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $100,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $83,000,000 Acumen Brands General Atlantic Ecommerce Investment
9 $75,000,000 NJOY Sean Parker, Douglas Teitelbaum Ecommerce Investment
10 $53,000,000 Fancy Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $50,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
12 $41,500,000 Warby Parker American Express, Millard S. Drexler Ecommerce Investment
13 $40,000,000 Reebonz MediaCorp Ecommerce Investment
14 $35,000,000 Jumia Millicom International Cellular S.A. Ecommerce Investment
15 $32,000,000 Privalia Consortium Ecommerce Investment
16 $30,000,000 Living Proof Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $30,000,000 Bonobos Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $30,000,000 HomeShop18 Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $26,500,000 Linio Summit Partners Ecommerce Investment
20 $26,000,000 Jumia 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. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)
  7. Rocket Internet’s Lazada Lands $100M As It Seeks To Become The “Amazon Of Southeast Asia” (Techcrunch)
  8. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. NJOY Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. A Month After Going International, Social Commerce Platform Fancy Raises $53 Million (Techcrunch)
  11. EBay Beats Out Amazon To Lead $50M Round In India’s E-Commerce Giant Snapdeal To Build Up Its BRIC Business (Techcrunch)
  12. Warby Parker Grabs New Investment From American Express & J. Crew CEO, Closing $41.5M Round (TechCrunch)
  13. Singapore’s MediaCorp Invests $40M In Luxury Online Retailer Reebonz (Techcrunch)
  14. JUMIA RAISES $35M IN FUNDING (FinSMEs)
  15. Private Sales Club Privalia Tops Up Its Total Funding To $251M, With $32M From New Investor Sofina, To Drive Latam Growth (Techcrunch)
  16. With $30M in Financing, Living Proof Primps for More Good Hair Days (Xconomy)
  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. Rocket Internet’s Linio, The Amazon Of Latin America, Raises $26.5M From Summit Partners. Rinse And Repeat. (TechCrunch)
  20. Summit Partners Puts $26M Into Samwer Brothers’ African Amazon Clone Jumia (TechCrunch)