Top 20 North American Deals for July 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 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
7 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
8 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
9 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
10 $537,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
12 $500,000,000 Wish DST Capital Ecommerce Investment
13 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $450,000,000 Palantir Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
17 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
18 $300,000,000 DraftKings Consortium Games Investment
19 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
20 $275,000,000 Affirm Consortium Transactions Investment

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. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  6. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  7. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  8. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  9. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  10. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  11. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)
  13. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Palantir Raises $450 Million, Now Valued At $20 Billion (TechCrunch)
  16. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  17. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  18. DraftKings Raises $300 Million, Promises to Spend Much of It With Fox Sports (Re/Code)
  19. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  20. Affirm Raises $275M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
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