Top 20 Deals for August 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless AT&T Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
10 $925,000,000 CPUsage Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Investment
14 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
15 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
18 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  7. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  8. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  9. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  10. CPUsage Closes $925K Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  12. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  13. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  14. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  15. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  16. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  17. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  18. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  19. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  20. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
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