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

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. 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)
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