Top 20 Acquisitions for October 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
5$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
8$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
11$589,000,000Yemeksepeti Delivery HeroTransactionsAcquisition
12$500,000,0001010dataAdvanceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$453,000,000LancopeCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$360,000,000Ticket MonsterKKR ConsortiumEcommerceAcquisition
17$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$343,000,000Business InsiderAxel SpringerMediaAcquisition
19$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition

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  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. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  6. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  7. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  8. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  9. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  10. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  11. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  12. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  13. Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M (TechCrunch)
  14. Pandora to Acquire Ticketfly for $450M (FinSMEs)
  15. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  16. Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea’s Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M (TechCrunch)
  17. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  18. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  19. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  20. ProSiebenSat.1 Acquires Etraveli for €235M (FinSMEs)
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