Top 20 Acquisitions for March 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
7$260,000,000Ticket MonsterGrouponTransactionsAcquisition
10$100,000,000ParatureMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$80,000,000AviateYahooMobile & AppsAcquisition
13$69,000,000VeveoRoviSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$67,890,809LithiconFEI CompanySoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$65,500,000Express DataDicker DataSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$49,000,000Unicorn MediaBrightcoveMarketingAcquisition
17$45,168,480NetRegistryMelbourne ITTransactionsAcquisition
19$32,000,000Scout AnalyticsServiceSourceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$29,000,000TedemisCriteoMobile & AppsAcquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  3. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  4. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  5. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  6. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal ()
  7. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  8. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  9. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  10. Microsoft Acquires Parature for $100M (FinSMEs)
  11. Setting Its Sights On Content Personalization, AOL To Acquire Gravity For $90.7M (TechCrunch)
  12. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  13. Video Discovery Specialist Rovi Acquires Voice Search Startup Veveo For Up To $69 Million (TechCrunch)
  14. ANU, UNSW tech startup sells for AU$76 million (Canberra Times)
  15. UPDATED: Dicker Data buys Express Data (ARN)
  16. Brightcove buys Unicorn Media for $US49m (ARN)
  17. Melbourne IT snares NetRegistry in $50.4m deal (AFR)
  18. Groupon Acquires Ideeli for $43M (FinSMEs)
  19. ServiceSource Acquires Scout Analytics For $32M (TechCrunch)
  20. Criteo Acquires Tedemis For $29 Million, Proving There Is A Nascent Exit Market In France (TechCrunch)
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