Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for November 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$613,872,000Tele2TeliasoneraMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$360,000,000CheckIntuitMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$280,000,000TangoAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
7$250,000,000NimbuzzNew Call TelecomMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$220,000,000Location LabsAVGMobile & AppsAcquisition
9$200,000,000SmartThingsSamsungMobile & AppsAcquisition
10$200,000,000ExperienceCoxMobile & AppsAcquisition
11$200,000,000ShopkickSK PlanetMobile & AppsAcquisition
12$185,000,000Mozido ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$174,500,000TongbuXPEC EntertainmentMobile & AppsAcquisition
14$150,000,000LookoutConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$150,000,000Square Government of Singapore Investment CorporationMobile & AppsInvestment
16$120,000,000 yuMobileSafaricom, Airtel KenyaMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$104,000,000KKBOX GICMobile & AppsInvestment
18$100,000,000DidiCitic, TencentMobile & AppsInvestment
19$100,000,000 ToutiaoSequoia Capital, WeiboMobile & AppsInvestment
20$100,000,000Yello Mobile Formation 8Mobile & AppsInvestment

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  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  8. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  9. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  12. Mozido Raises $185M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  14. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  15. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)
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