Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for December 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,900,000,00091 WirelessBaiduMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$865,000,000AXISAxiataHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
5$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
10$198,630,000ISP DodoM2 TelecommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$150,000,000XeroConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$150,000,000Open Colleges AustraliaApollo GlobalTransactionsAcquisition
16$136,000,000BankLinkMYOB Finance NZSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$112,000,000ZaloraAccess IndustriesEcommerceInvestment
18$110,000,000DirectiEndurance InternationalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  3. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  4. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  5. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  6. Sogou Secured $448 million Investment from Tencent, will Merge Soso (Technode)
  7. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  8. UK’s Tesco Starts ‘Close Cooperation’ With Samwers’ Rocket Internet, Leads $250M Round In Lazada (TechCrunch)
  9. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  10. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  11. HomeAway Acquires Australian Vacation Rentals Site Stayz For $198 Million Cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Flipkart Raises $160M in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  14. Xero to Intuit: I have $150M in funding — now gimme all your customers (Venture Beat)
  15. Apollo Global in $150m deal to acquire majority stake in Open Colleges (The Australian)
  16. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  17. Asian fashion retailer Zalora raises $112M — doubling its funding in just 6 months (Venture Beat)
  18. Directi Acquired for $ 110 mn by Endurance International (
  19. Chinese clothing e-tailer Vancl gets $100 million more funding, probably not bothering with IPO (Tech In Asia)
  20. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)
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