Top 20 North American Deals for August 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$130,000,000,000Verizon WirelessVerizon CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$24,900,000,000DellMichael Dell, Silver Lake PartnersHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$7,200,000,000MolexKoch IndustriesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$2,700,000,000SourcefireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$1,900,000,000Verizon WirelessAT&TMobile & AppsAcquisition
7$925,000,000CPUsageConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$800,000,000TrusteerIBMSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$780,000,000AlltelAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$685,000,000ViridentWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$600,000,000IntermecHoneywell InternationalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$600,000,000TSL EducationTPGSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$475,000,000IntucellCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$403,000,000MakerBotStratasysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
19$380,000,000TensilicaCadenceHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$350,000,000MoPubTwitterMobile & AppsAcquisition

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. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  5. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  6. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  7. CPUsage Closes $925K Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  9. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  10. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  11. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  12. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  13. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  14. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  15. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  16. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. AOL finishes buying for $414 million (Bizjounals)
  18. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  19. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  20. Twitter + MoPub: Twitter just bought the digital ad exchange it wanted (VentureBeat)
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