Top 20 Acquisitions for May 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
4 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
5 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
6 $687,000,000 Menulog Group Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
7 $671,000,000 eLong Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
8 $589,000,000 Yemeksepeti Delivery Hero Transactions Acquisition
9 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
10 $360,000,000 Ticket Monster KKR Consortium Ecommerce Acquisition
11 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
12 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
13 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
14 $215,351,910 Quandoo Recruit Transactions Acquisition
15 $200,000,000 Panaya Infosys Software & Services Acquisition
16 $171,117,750 Talabat.com Rocket Internet Transactions Acquisition
17 $171,000,000 Wahanda Recruit Transactions Acquisition
18 $134,000,000 Eat24 Yelp Transactions Acquisition
19 $134,000,000 Yueke Software Alibaba Software & Services Acquisition
20 $125,000,000 NetProspex Dun & Bradstreet Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  4. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  5. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  6. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  7. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  8. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  9. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  10. Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea’s Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M (TechCrunch)
  11. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  12. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  13. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  14. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  15. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  16. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  17. Recruit Acquires Majority Stake In European Hair And Beauty Marketplace Wahanda For $171M (TechCrunch)
  18. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  19. Alibaba buys movie ticketing software company for $134M (Tech In Asia)
  20. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
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