Top 20 Acquisitions for March 2015


Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$410,000,000OverDriveRakutenSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
5$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$215,351,910Quandoo RecruitTransactionsAcquisition
7$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$171,117,750Talabat.comRocket InternetTransactionsAcquisition
10$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
11$100,000,000SunriseMicrosoftMobile & AppsAcquisition
13$58,000,000MobPartnerCheetah MobileMarketingAcquisition
14$36,000,000Code SchoolPluralsightSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$33,000,000YashiNexstar BroadcastingMarketingAcquisition
16$21,000,000American HealthCare Lending Prosper MarketplaceTransactionsAcquisition
17$20,750,000SocialMoovMarin SoftwareMarketingAcquisition
18$14,800,000Muse & Co.MixiEcommerceAcquisition
19$7,769,500IconTechnologyOneSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$5,000,000WooplrHelion Venture PartnersMobile & AppsAcquisition

More information

  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  3. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  4. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  5. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  6. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  7. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  8. Rocket Internet Acquires for €150M (FinSMEs)
  9. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  10. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  11. Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  12. Former rival Mixi acquires C2C ticket marketplace for $95M (Tech In Asia)
  13. China’s Cheetah Mobile to acquire ad network MobPartner for $58M (Tech In Asia)
  14. Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million (TechCrunch)
  15. Nexstar Broadcasting Acquires Yashi for $33M (FinSMEs)
  16. Prosper Marketplace Acquires American HealthCare Lending for $21M (FinSMEs)
  17. Marin Software Buys France’s SocialMoov For Up To $20.75M (TechCrunch)
  18. Not satisfied with Monster Strike, Mixi acquires Japanese fashion startup (Tech In Asia)
  19. TechnologyOne acquires Icon for AUD 10 mln (Telecompaper)
  20. Wooplr Lands $5 Million For Its Fashion Discovery Service In India (TechCrunch)
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