Top 20 Deals for April 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
3 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
4 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
5 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
8 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Software & Services Acquisition
10 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
12 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
13 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $315,000,000 Ola Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
16 $270,000,000 Conductor Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
18 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $215,351,910 Quandoo Recruit Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  4. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  5. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  7. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  10. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  11. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  12. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  13. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Ola raises blockbuster $315M funding to stay ahead of Uber in India (Tech In Asia)
  15. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  16. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  17. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  18. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  19. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
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