Top 20 Deals for August 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$9,670,032,000OnoVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$5,700,000,000TW TelecomLevel 3Software & ServicesAcquisition
4$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$3,500,000,000 Trulia ZillowTransactionsAcquisition
6$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$1,650,000,000Mercury Payment VantivTransactionsAcquisition
11$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
13$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$930,000,000All3MediaDiscovery, Liberty GlobalMarketingAcquisition
17$930,000,000TravelClickThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
19$804,000,000ChinaVision Media GroupAlibabaMediaAcquisition
20$752,000,000iParadigmsInsight Venture PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition


More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  3. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  5. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  6. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  7. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  8. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  9. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  10. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  11. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  12. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  13. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  14. Google’s $1 Billion Acquisition of Twitch Reportedly a Go (Mashable)
  15. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  16. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  17. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  18. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  19. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  20. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
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