Top 20 North American Deals for November 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$5,700,000,000TW TelecomLevel 3Software & ServicesAcquisition
3$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$3,500,000,000 Trulia ZillowTransactionsAcquisition
5$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$2,500,000,000Compuware Thoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$2,300,000,000ConversantAlliance DataMarketingAcquisition
10$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$1,650,000,000Mercury Payment VantivTransactionsAcquisition
12$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
14$1,200,000,000Multimedia Games Global Cash AccessGamesAcquisition
15$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$970,000,000Twitch AmazonGamesAcquisition
18$930,000,000All3MediaDiscovery, Liberty GlobalMarketingAcquisition
19$930,000,000TravelClickThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$900,000,000ClouderaIntel CorporationSoftware & ServicesInvestment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  3. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  4. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  5. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  6. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  7. Compuware to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  8. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  9. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  10. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  11. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  12. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  13. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  14. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  15. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  17. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  18. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  19. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  20. Cloudera raises $900 million, plots expansion (ZDNet)
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