Top 20 North American Deals for August 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
7$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
9$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$500,000,000WishDST CapitalEcommerceInvestment
14$500,000,0001010dataAdvanceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$450,000,000Palantir UndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition

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 for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  4. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  5. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  6. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  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. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)
  14. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  15. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Palantir Raises $450 Million, Now Valued At $20 Billion (TechCrunch)
  17. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  18. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  19. DraftKings Raises $300 Million, Promises to Spend Much of It With Fox Sports (Re/Code)
  20. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
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