Top 20 European Deals for August 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $23,000,000,000 Virgin Media Liberty Global Hardware & Infrastructure Public Acquisition
2 $810,000,000 Ziggo Liberty Global Media Public Acquisition
3 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
4 $485,723,000 Ogone Ingenico Software & Services Acquisition
5 $389,000,000 Stonesoft McAfee Hardware & Infrastructure Public Acquisition
6 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
9 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
13 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
14 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Media Investment
15 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $36,000,000 US HealthVest Akola Capital Software & Services Investment
17 $35,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
18 $34,000,000 Crocus Technology Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $32,000,000 Privalia Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $30,000,000 Hailo Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Liberty Global buys Virgin Media for $23bn (The Australian)
  2. Liberty Global buys minority stake in Dutch ISP Ziggo for $810M (Gigaom)
  3. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  4. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  5. Intel’s McAfee Is Buying Stonesoft, A Finnish Networked Firewall Specialist, For $389M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  7. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  8. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  10. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  12. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  13. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  14. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  15. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)
  16. US HealthVest Raises $36M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Bill Gates, Benchmark And More Pour $35M Into ResearchGate, The Social Network For Scientists (Techcrunch)
  18. CROCUS TECHNOLOGY RAISES €34M IN SERIES D FUNDING (FinSMEs)
  19. Private Sales Club Privalia Tops Up Its Total Funding To $251M, With $32M From New Investor Sofina, To Drive Latam Growth (Techcrunch)
  20. On-Demand Taxi Startup Hailo Raises $30M From USV And Others, Including Strategic Funding From KDDI To Launch In Tokyo (Techcrunch)
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