Top Deals 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 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
5 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
6 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
7 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
8 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
10 $1,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
15 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
16 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
17 $700,000,000 Yidao Yongche Le TV Transactions Investment
18 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment
19 $687,000,000 Menulog Group Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
20 $671,000,000 eLong Ctrip 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. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  7. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  8. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  9. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  10. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  11. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  12. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  14. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  15. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  16. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  17. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  20. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
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