Top 20 Acquisitions for October 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 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
5 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
6 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
7 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
8 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
9 $687,000,000 Menulog Group Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
10 $671,000,000 eLong Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
11 $589,000,000 Yemeksepeti Delivery Hero Transactions Acquisition
12 $500,000,000 1010data Advance Software & Services Acquisition
13 $453,000,000 Lancope Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
14 $450,000,000 Ticketfly Pandora Transactions Acquisition
15 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
16 $360,000,000 Ticket Monster KKR Consortium Ecommerce Acquisition
17 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
18 $343,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Media Acquisition
19 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
20 $267,625,050 Etraveli ProSiebenSat.1 Transactions 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. 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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