Top 20 European Deals for October 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $2,500,000,000 Mojang Microsoft Games Acquisition
3 $925,000,000 Exact Apax Partners Software & Services Acquisition
4 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $493,300,000 Clear2Pay FIS Software & Services Acquisition
7 $445,000,000 Rocket Internet PLDT Software & Services Investment
8 $350,000,000 Delivery Hero Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
10 $235,000,000 Adconion Amobee Marketing Acquisition
11 $175,000,000 Tail-f Systems Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
12 $150,000,000 AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
13 $128,756,800 Momondo Group Great Hill Partners Transactions Investment
14 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
15 $112,000,000 One Kings Lane Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
16 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
17 $101,954,625 Sarenza Bpifrance Ecommerce Investment
18 $100,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $98,654,400 Westwing Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $95,000,000 eNovance Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  3. Apax-Linked Funds to Acquire Dutch Software Maker for $925 Million (NY Times Dealbook)
  4. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  5. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  6. FIS to Acquire Clear2Pay to Expand Global Payments Business (Wall Street Journal)
  7. PLDT Invests $445M In Rocket Internet To Develop Online Payment Services For Emerging Markets (TechCrunch)
  8. Delivery Hero, Hungry For Growth, Orders Up Another $350M In Funding (TechCrunch)
  9. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  10. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  11. Cisco acquires Stockholm, Sweden-based networking tech firm Tail-f Systems for $175 million (TechEU)
  12. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  13. Momondo Group raises £80 million from Great Hill Partners (TNOOZ)
  14. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  15. One Kings Lane Raises $112M At A $912M Valuation In A Quest To Dominate Home Goods Online (TechCrunch)
  16. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  17. Sarenza raises €74mn and readies itself to conquer Europe (Ecommerce Facts)
  18. BlaBlaCar Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Westwing Receives €72M (FinSMEs)
  20. Red Hat to Buy eNovance in OpenStack Collaboration (The Wall Street Journal)
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