Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for May 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$374,000,000AastraMitelHardware & InfrastructureMerger
6$100,000,000Basis ScienceIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$75,000,000TintriConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$70,000,000NJOYConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$70,000,000SungevityConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$60,000,000Beats MusicConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
11$57,000,000SimplisafeSequoia CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$20,421,000MCor TechnologiesUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$19,000,000QuanttusKhosla Ventures, Matrix PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$17,000,000Ineda SystemsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$17,000,000iRhythm TechnologiesNovo A/S, Norwest Venture PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$15,500,000OrbotixConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$15,000,000Zepp LabsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$14,000,000FonQualcomm VenturesHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$13,200,000SkycatchConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$12,815,880ROLIConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

More information

  1. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  2. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  3. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  4. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  5. Mitel and Aastra close $US374 million merger (ARN)
  6. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  7. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  9. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  11. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  12. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (
  13. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  14. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. iRhythm Technologies Closes $17M Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. VCs just poured $15.5M into these toy robots (VentureBeat)
  17. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  19. Skycatch Raises $13.2M To Field Data-Gathering Drones Both High And Low (TechCrunch)
  20. ROLI Raises £7.6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
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