Top 20 European Deals for August 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$23,000,000,000Virgin MediaLiberty GlobalHardware & InfrastructurePublic Acquisition
2$810,000,000ZiggoLiberty GlobalMediaPublic Acquisition
4$485,723,000OgoneIngenicoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$389,000,000StonesoftMcAfeeHardware & InfrastructurePublic Acquisition
6$310,000,000UbiquisysCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$102,365,000TruphoneRoman Abramovich, MindenMobile & AppsInvestment
11$85,000,000AriesoJDSUHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$76,000,000Powa TechnologiesUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$40,000,000ShazamAmerica MovilMediaInvestment
15$38,000,000NumberFour CouldConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$36,000,000US HealthVestAkola CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$34,000,000Crocus TechnologyConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  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)
  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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